HAYWARD, Calif. – Ben Orellan and his spouse have been at residence in Hayward, on the point of watch the 49ers recreation Saturday afternoon once they heard a thud from the again of the home. They noticed water and dust dashing towards their residence.
“We now have a 4-foot concrete wall within the again. It hit the wall, and it began climbing up, and it went over the wall and unexpectedly it simply got here down with power…took out some bushes, and it hit the facet of the home,” stated Orellan.
The mudslide crashed into a number of properties alongside Faircliff Avenue.
“The partitions and the sheetrock simply began collapsing into the home,” stated Orellan. “You can hear it creaking and all these sounds it was making as the home was collapsing.”
Orellan stated their residence partially collapsed and buried the main bedroom, front room, and laundry room.
It has been a tough begin to the brand new yr for a lot of throughout the Bay Space. What appears like limitless rain has triggered mudslides, flooding, sinkholes, and different hazards for greater than two weeks now.
Niles Canyon Street is as soon as once more closed to visitors after briefly reopening. In Sunol, residents stacked sandbags to guard their properties from potential flooding.
On Pleasanton Sunol Street close to Freeway 680, a driver received caught in floodwaters. The automobile was submerged, however the driver did handle to get out safely.
In Pescadero, video from Cal Fireplace CZU exhibits the partial collapse of Stage Street. The street between Pescadero and San Gregorio Street is now closed till repairs might be made.