Indiana experiences flooding after record setting rain

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WHDH) — Record setting rain caused wide spread flooding in parts of Northern Indiana.

One of the hardest hit areas is the city of South Bend, where nearly 9 inches of rain fell overnight from Monday to Tuesday.

A number of homes and cars in the area have been flooded.

Local shelters have opened to assist people and animals who have been displaced.

The mayor of South Bend, Pete Buttigieg, told residents to expect more rain.

Despite water appearing to recede, city officials urged people to avoid any nonessential travel.

 

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