"They just kept trying to get out, and it was so sad. You can tell they were trying to get out, but they just couldn't," Angel Thomas said.
Thanks to several thunderstorms that swept through the state on Thursday and more storms expected Friday night, several areas are under the the threat of possible flooding.
"You all are like angels to us right now and we appreciate everything everyone has done," a family member said.
"It was something like the quickness of a tornado I guess. Someone described it as a tidal wave," said Waverly Mayor Buddy Frazier
"We will do what is necessary to help everyone as quickly as possible," said Finance Minister Olaf Scholz.
The floods killed at least 25 and another seven people were reported missing.
More than 700 passengers, stranded at a station in central China since Monday, were sent emergency supplies on Wednesday.
The central Chinese city of Zhengzhou, where a dozen people have been confirmed dead, is bracing for more heavy rain.
Authorities in northern China said more than 16,000 residents were affected by the incidents on Sunday, but no casualties were reported as floodwaters receded on Monday.
Authorities in central China say the plant was evacuated after floodwaters breached the outer walls about two hours before the explosion on Tuesday.
Armin Laschet was seen laughing during a Saturday visit to address devastating floods in Western Europe.
Parts of Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands were hit with around two months' worth of rain on Thursday.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the flooding was a "catastrophe," calling Thursday "a day characterized by fear, by despair, by suffering."
Just last week another Amazon driver went viral for continuing to deliver parcels after a tornado hit Illinois, with damaged houses and debris clearly visible.
The 34 animals, some of which were as young as four and five months old, were almost the latest victims of extreme flooding in the New Zealand region of Canterbury.
Only one other like it has ever been discovered in the area, though its whereabouts are currently unknown.
A Flash Flood Warning remains in effect in Honolulu and Kauai, while a Flash Flood Watch is in place across other parts of the state, according to the National Weather Service.
Governor Gretchen Whitmer will be issuing an emergency declaration after a structurally unsound dam collapsed following days of flooding.
The Yellow River—the second longest in the country—is sometimes referred to as "China's sorrow" due to its tendency over the centuries to produce devastating floods.
The National Weather Service issued flood warnings across parts of Oregon and Washington following the severe flooding of the area around the Umatilla River.
"The situation is dramatic. We ask the government to help us. The cost will be high," Venice Mayor Luigi Brugnaro said.
"The weather affects every place on the Earth, from our backyard to entire forested, agricultural, or oceanic landscapes," an expert told "Newsweek."
Multiple flood and tornado warnings have been issued across central states as severe weather set to continue.
The U.S. said that "floods once again show the level of Iranian regime mismanagement in urban planning and in emergency preparedness" weeks after flooding ravaged the Midwest.
At least three states including Nebraska, Iowa and Wisconsin have declared states of emergency in the wake of historic flooding and blizzard conditions caused by the "bomb cyclone."
"The fortunate thing is we were able to help them through their first rough patch," the Bogota Police Department said after rescuing a bride and groom left stranded in flood waters.