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Relentless rains drench US East Coast

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Streets collapsed and flights were delayed as heavy rains lashed the US East Coast as far south as usually sunny Florida, after tornadoes ripped through other parts of the country leaving dozens dead. 

A couple stand in the remains of a house two days after a tornado destroyed it, on April 30, 2014 in Louisville, Mississippi

Boston, New York and Washington were all drenched, while in northern Florida authorities rescued people from the roofs of their submerged houses, as forecasters reported up to 22 inches (55 centimeters) of rain soaked some neighborhoods in just a few hours.

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