October 1983 Southwest United States Floods

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October 1983 southwest United States floods


The great incident of Southwest United States floods October 1983 was the huge downpour that most considerably impacted New Mexico and Arizona. It happened by the interaction of the leftovers of Pacific tropical storm Octave and caught up low pressure area off the west coast of California. This certain mixture added to heavy rainfall in Arizona that triggered widespread flood. There were around 13 deaths were reported that occurred by floods, and smash up totaled to 500 million dollars (1983). In Mexico, the heavy rainfall was also reported.

In the starting of the rainfall, most of ...
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