Heavy winter storms with heavy rainfall are looking for California home. The weather service warned of severe storms with strong winds in the Sierra Nevada, which could bring to Friday, up to two meters of snow. The authority advised of car trips in the Region.

In many Parts of the West coast state roads were under water, mud flows led to the closure of air traffic in Northern California was hampered by heavy rain and violent winds. In dense fog it came on a highway in the Cajon Pass to a pileup with 14 vehicles. More than a dozen people were slightly injured, reported the station KABC.

ravaged Several areas in southern and Northern California, where in the previous November, severe forest fires, because of the risk of mud avalanches as a precaution, cleared. Thousands of people were asked to leave their homes. In Malibu on Thursday, the schools closed.

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