Flash Flooding Hits Fredericksburg, Texas, After Llano River Bursts Its Banks

Texas Governor Greg Abbott declared a state of disaster in 18 counties in central and south Texas on Tuesday, October 16, as severe flooding hit the state.

The floods, brought on by heavy rainfall, forced the closure of several parks and lakes as authorities conducted search and rescue missions.

This video shows flooding from the North US Highway 87 near Fredericksburg, travelling over the Llano River. Credit: Danielle Maloney via Storyful