Heavy Rain Floods Roads in Alabama Amid Severe Storms

Severe storms brought “major flooding” to greater Birmingham, Alabama, on Tuesday, May 4, the National Weather Service (NWS) reported.

Footage taken by Charles Collins shows a partially submerged minivan in Homewood, south of Birmingham, on Tuesday afternoon.

The NWS warned Birmingham-area residents that the “main severe threat” was expected later on Tuesday, bringing “a significant damaging wind threat as well as possible tornadoes and large hail” to central Alabama, and reminded drivers not to go through flooded streets. Credit: Charles Collins via Storyful

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