Intense rain overnight causes flooding across Metro Detroit

Thousands of power outages reported in Southeast Michigan

In addition to the rain knocking out power to nearly 12,000 DTE customers, a Flood Warning is in effect for Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties until 4 p.m.

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – Metro Detroit saw its share of rain, fallen trees, power outages and flooding overnight.

Residents in Royal Oak near 13 Mile Road and Main Street were reliving a nightmare -- all their basements flooded six years ago in a historic flooding and had to deal with flooding again Friday morning.

Residents said they are considering legal action against the city due to the repeated flooding.

Multiple cars were seen stranded in flooded streets.

You can watch Priya Mann’s full story in the video above.


About the Authors:

Priya joined WDIV-Local 4 in 2013 as a reporter and fill-in anchor. Education: B.A. in Communications/Post Grad in Advanced Journalism

Dane is a producer and media enthusiast. He previously worked freelance video production and writing jobs in Michigan, Georgia and Massachusetts. Dane graduated from the Specs Howard School of Media Arts.