Residents of Maryland are recovering after flash floods swept through Ellicott City and Baltimore, over the last two days.
Ellicott City right now pic.twitter.com/TxbkWD46Fk
— Ryan (@ryguyblake) May 27, 2018
Water rushed through buildings, tossed cars down streets and destroyed city infrastructure – knocking over power poles and ripping up city streets.
Howard County Police Department is reporting the body of a National Guardsmen was found in the Patapsco River on Tuesday — Eddison Alexander Hermond, went missing in Ellicott City during the flood.
Two years ago a devastating flood killed two people in the same area.
A 4 second video of the historic flash flood seen in Ellicott City, Maryland yesterday (just outside Baltimore). pic.twitter.com/6KPQ3G6kjy
— Steven Cotterill (@socialiststeve6) May 29, 2018
As Ellicott City begins to clean up after the devastation, Howard County is warning of home repair scams and door-to-door con-artists targeting residents.
Ellicott City was still in the process of rebuilding from the 2016 floods when the area was hit again by torrential waters.