|Country or District||United States of America (the)|
|Outline||At least nine people have been killed and hundreds of thousands evacuated as north-eastern United States suffered its worst flooding in years.|
|Human Impact||Physical Impact||Others|
More than 150,000 people fled rising river waters threatening the historic town of Wilkes-Barre on Wednesday after floods killed at least 16 people in the rain-soaked eastern United States.
BBC NEWS 2006/06/29
Up to 200,000 people were evacuated from their homes in north-eastern Pennsylvania alone because of rising waters on the Susquehanna River
CNN NEWS 2006/06/29
At least 10 dead as streams rise from New York to Virginia