Rillito River Overflows After Heavy Rainfall in Arizona

The Rillito River overflowed in Tucson, Arizona, on July 23, amid heavy rainfall during the region’s monsoon season.

This video captured by Yessica Wheeler shows the wash inundating a walkway.

The National Weather Service reported on July 23 that the Santa Cruz and Rillito rivers – both of which are often dry riverbeds – were “full of water and impacting roads, walking paths, and low-lying areas and burn scars.” Credit: Yessica Wheeler via Storyful

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