Oct 25, 2021 - Energy & Environment
In photos: Drought-ravaged California lashed by major storm
A major storm system was pummeling Northern California and parts of the Pacific Northwest with heavy rains overnight.
The big picture: The "atmospheric river" storms, associated with a record-strong "bomb cyclone" offshore from the Pacific Northwest, have brought flooding and mudslides to parts of California that were razed by recent wildfires and in severe drought. It's also caused widespread power outages in California and Washington state.