Mississippi nursing home evacuated because of flooding. Images posted on social media show impact of heavy rains in state.
Published 1:33 pm Wednesday, August 24, 2022
A nursing home in Brandon was being evacuated as rising floodwaters surrounded the facility.
WLBT News in Jackson reports that Rankin County Sheriff Bryan Bailey confirmed that about 42 residents of Peach Tree Village on Old Brandon Road were evacuated and have been moved to the Rankin County Safe room.
Images of flooding have been posted on Twitter showing the impact of heavy rainfall in and around the Brandon area.
— WxChasing- Brandon Clement (@bclemms) August 24, 2022
— Jamie Grissom (@gustnadoex) August 24, 2022
— Brett Adair (@AlaStormTracker) August 24, 2022
Torrential rainfall has led to widespread flooding in the Brandon, MS area. Peachtree village nursing home has been evacuated and relief efforts continue.. #wxtwitter #LSMwx pic.twitter.com/iDwJIzc4um
— Heath Lollar (@HeathChases) August 24, 2022
FLOOD ALERT | There is significant flooding near JAN and at the roundabout area leading onto International Drive.
Check your airline for your flight status and use extreme caution. The only available entrance/exit at JAN is from (East) Old Brandon Rd. – coming from Brandon. pic.twitter.com/YFJNVp0sw8
— JMAA (@JacksonAirports) August 24, 2022
Flooding in the Stonehenge subdivision in Brandon. Tammy Boykin says in the 8 years she’s been in the neighborhood- it’s never flooded like this. #mswx @wlbt @Fox40News @NWSJacksonMS pic.twitter.com/6h38l4YiLq
— Patrick Ellis WLBT (@PatrickEllisWx) August 24, 2022