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WATCH: Aerial footage of Midland flood devastation on May 21

Mid-Michigan homes, roads destroyed by massive flooding after dam failures

Local 4 captured footage of the devastation in the city of Midland on May 21, 2020 following a massive flooding emergency due to local dam failures.
Local 4 captured footage of the devastation in the city of Midland on May 21, 2020 following a massive flooding emergency due to local dam failures. (WDIV)

MIDLAND, Mich. – New Local 4 footage shows the city of Midland largely underwater on Thursday following this week’s major flooding emergency in mid-Michigan.

The video from Local 4′s chopper captured damaged homes, buildings and roads on Thursday morning.

Watch the video below:

The Edenville Dam broke on Tuesday evening and the Sanford Dam has been breached after heavy rainfall hit the region, causing massive flooding in the area.

READ: ‘Catastrophic’ flooding, evacuations in mid-Michigan as dams fail: What to know

Nearly 10,000 residents in Edenville, Sanford and parts of Midland have been evacuated amid the major flooding emergency.

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer declared a state of emergency for Midland County on Tuesday night. The governor has since requested federal aid to assist with the state’s response to the flooding emergency.

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