Edition:
United States
Pictures | Tue May 26, 2020 | 11:58am EDT

Flood submerges Michigan city after two dams breached

Residents look at the debris against the failed Sanford Dam, which flooded the Tittabawassee River and parts of Sanford, Michigan May 22, 2020. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

Residents look at the debris against the failed Sanford Dam, which flooded the Tittabawassee River and parts of Sanford, Michigan May 22, 2020. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

Residents look at the debris against the failed Sanford Dam, which flooded the Tittabawassee River and parts of Sanford, Michigan May 22, 2020. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook
Close
1 / 24
Debris is seen against the failed Sanford Dam, which flooded the Tittabawassee River and parts of Sanford, Michigan May 22, 2020. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

Debris is seen against the failed Sanford Dam, which flooded the Tittabawassee River and parts of Sanford, Michigan May 22, 2020. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

Debris is seen against the failed Sanford Dam, which flooded the Tittabawassee River and parts of Sanford, Michigan May 22, 2020. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook
Close
2 / 24
A ruined collection of vintage Pontiac Fiero vehicles sit outside the 'Fieros Forever' museum and shop in the aftermath of the failed Sanford Dam, which flooded the Tittabawassee River and parts of Sanford, Michigan May 22, 2020. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

A ruined collection of vintage Pontiac Fiero vehicles sit outside the 'Fieros Forever' museum and shop in the aftermath of the failed Sanford Dam, which flooded the Tittabawassee River and parts of Sanford, Michigan May 22, 2020. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

A ruined collection of vintage Pontiac Fiero vehicles sit outside the 'Fieros Forever' museum and shop in the aftermath of the failed Sanford Dam, which flooded the Tittabawassee River and parts of Sanford, Michigan May 22, 2020. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook
Close
3 / 24
Residents look at a washed out street in the aftermath of the Sanford Dam failure, which flooded the Tittabawassee River and parts of Sanford, Michigan May 22, 2020. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

Residents look at a washed out street in the aftermath of the Sanford Dam failure, which flooded the Tittabawassee River and parts of Sanford, Michigan May 22, 2020. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

Residents look at a washed out street in the aftermath of the Sanford Dam failure, which flooded the Tittabawassee River and parts of Sanford, Michigan May 22, 2020. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook
Close
4 / 24
Residents stack their ruined belongings in front of their home in the aftermath of the failed Sanford Dam, which flooded the Tittabawassee River and parts of Sanford, Michigan May 22, 2020. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

Residents stack their ruined belongings in front of their home in the aftermath of the failed Sanford Dam, which flooded the Tittabawassee River and parts of Sanford, Michigan May 22, 2020. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

Residents stack their ruined belongings in front of their home in the aftermath of the failed Sanford Dam, which flooded the Tittabawassee River and parts of Sanford, Michigan May 22, 2020. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook
Close
5 / 24
Debris is seen against the failed Sanford Dam, which flooded the Tittabawassee River and parts of Sanford, Michigan May 22, 2020. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

Debris is seen against the failed Sanford Dam, which flooded the Tittabawassee River and parts of Sanford, Michigan May 22, 2020. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

Debris is seen against the failed Sanford Dam, which flooded the Tittabawassee River and parts of Sanford, Michigan May 22, 2020. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook
Close
6 / 24
Residents clean up debris in the aftermath of the Sanford Dam failure, which flooded the Tittabawassee River and parts of Sanford, Michigan May 22, 2020. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

Residents clean up debris in the aftermath of the Sanford Dam failure, which flooded the Tittabawassee River and parts of Sanford, Michigan May 22, 2020. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

Residents clean up debris in the aftermath of the Sanford Dam failure, which flooded the Tittabawassee River and parts of Sanford, Michigan May 22, 2020. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook
Close
7 / 24
Residents clean up debris in the aftermath of the Sanford Dam failure, which flooded the Tittabawassee River and parts of Sanford, Michigan May 22, 2020. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

Residents clean up debris in the aftermath of the Sanford Dam failure, which flooded the Tittabawassee River and parts of Sanford, Michigan May 22, 2020. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

Residents clean up debris in the aftermath of the Sanford Dam failure, which flooded the Tittabawassee River and parts of Sanford, Michigan May 22, 2020. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook
Close
8 / 24
A satellite image shows the flooded Isabella Street and homes after rising floodwaters unleashed by two dam failures submerged parts of Midland, Michigan, May 20, 2020. Satellite image 2020 Maxar Technologies/Handout via REUTERS

A satellite image shows the flooded Isabella Street and homes after rising floodwaters unleashed by two dam failures submerged parts of Midland, Michigan, May 20, 2020. Satellite image 2020 Maxar Technologies/Handout via REUTERS

A satellite image shows the flooded Isabella Street and homes after rising floodwaters unleashed by two dam failures submerged parts of Midland, Michigan, May 20, 2020. Satellite image 2020 Maxar Technologies/Handout via REUTERS
Close
9 / 24
A Michigan National Guard delivers two pets with their owner to an evacuee centre in Midland, Michigan, May 20, 2020. 

REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

A Michigan National Guard delivers two pets with their owner to an evacuee centre in Midland, Michigan, May 20, 2020. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

A Michigan National Guard delivers two pets with their owner to an evacuee centre in Midland, Michigan, May 20, 2020. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook
Close
10 / 24
A resident looks at a flooded street along the Tittabawassee River, in downtown Midland, Michigan, May 20, 2020. 
REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

A resident looks at a flooded street along the Tittabawassee River, in downtown Midland, Michigan, May 20, 2020. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

A resident looks at a flooded street along the Tittabawassee River, in downtown Midland, Michigan, May 20, 2020. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook
Close
11 / 24
Rising flood waters of the Tittabawassee River advance upon the city after the breach of two dams, Edenville and Sanford, in Midland, Michigan, May 20, 2020. 

REUTERS/Drone Base

Rising flood waters of the Tittabawassee River advance upon the city after the breach of two dams, Edenville and Sanford, in Midland, Michigan, May 20, 2020. REUTERS/Drone Base

Rising flood waters of the Tittabawassee River advance upon the city after the breach of two dams, Edenville and Sanford, in Midland, Michigan, May 20, 2020. REUTERS/Drone Base
Close
12 / 24
Residents paddle kayaks along a flooded street along the Tittabawassee River, after two dam failures submerged parts of Midland, Michigan, May 20, 2020. 

REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

Residents paddle kayaks along a flooded street along the Tittabawassee River, after two dam failures submerged parts of Midland, Michigan, May 20, 2020. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

Residents paddle kayaks along a flooded street along the Tittabawassee River, after two dam failures submerged parts of Midland, Michigan, May 20, 2020. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook
Close
13 / 24
Floodwaters overflow at Sanford Dam, Michigan May 19, 2020. TC VORTEX /via REUTERS

Floodwaters overflow at Sanford Dam, Michigan May 19, 2020. TC VORTEX /via REUTERS

Floodwaters overflow at Sanford Dam, Michigan May 19, 2020. TC VORTEX /via REUTERS
Close
14 / 24
A satellite image shows a flooded Windover High School in Midland, Michigan, May 20, 2020. Satellite image 2020 Maxar Technologies/Handout via REUTERS

A satellite image shows a flooded Windover High School in Midland, Michigan, May 20, 2020. Satellite image 2020 Maxar Technologies/Handout via REUTERS

A satellite image shows a flooded Windover High School in Midland, Michigan, May 20, 2020. Satellite image 2020 Maxar Technologies/Handout via REUTERS
Close
15 / 24
Rising flood waters of the Tittabawassee River advance upon the city of Midland, Michigan, May 20, 2020. REUTERS/Drone Base

Rising flood waters of the Tittabawassee River advance upon the city of Midland, Michigan, May 20, 2020. REUTERS/Drone Base

Rising flood waters of the Tittabawassee River advance upon the city of Midland, Michigan, May 20, 2020. REUTERS/Drone Base
Close
16 / 24
Volunteers unload water and supplies at a center for residents evacuated from their homes along the Tittabawassee River, in Midland, Michigan May 20, 2020. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

Volunteers unload water and supplies at a center for residents evacuated from their homes along the Tittabawassee River, in Midland, Michigan May 20, 2020. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

Volunteers unload water and supplies at a center for residents evacuated from their homes along the Tittabawassee River, in Midland, Michigan May 20, 2020. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook
Close
17 / 24
An aerial view of flooding as water overruns Sanford Dam, Michigan, May 19, 2020. TC VORTEX /via REUTERS

An aerial view of flooding as water overruns Sanford Dam, Michigan, May 19, 2020. TC VORTEX /via REUTERS

An aerial view of flooding as water overruns Sanford Dam, Michigan, May 19, 2020. TC VORTEX /via REUTERS
Close
18 / 24
Resident Joe Ryan paddles a kayak to check on his home in a flooded neighborhood along the Tittabawassee River in Midland, Michigan, May 20, 2020. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

Resident Joe Ryan paddles a kayak to check on his home in a flooded neighborhood along the Tittabawassee River in Midland, Michigan, May 20, 2020. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

Resident Joe Ryan paddles a kayak to check on his home in a flooded neighborhood along the Tittabawassee River in Midland, Michigan, May 20, 2020. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook
Close
19 / 24
A Michigan National Guard delivers two pets with their owner to an evacuee center in Midland, Michigan, May 20, 2020. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

A Michigan National Guard delivers two pets with their owner to an evacuee center in Midland, Michigan, May 20, 2020. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

A Michigan National Guard delivers two pets with their owner to an evacuee center in Midland, Michigan, May 20, 2020. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook
Close
20 / 24
Floodwaters are seen along a street in downtown Sanford, Michigan, May 19, 2020. TC VORTEX /via REUTERS

Floodwaters are seen along a street in downtown Sanford, Michigan, May 19, 2020. TC VORTEX /via REUTERS

Floodwaters are seen along a street in downtown Sanford, Michigan, May 19, 2020. TC VORTEX /via REUTERS
Close
21 / 24
Flooding and impact on nearby areas after dam breeches which prompted the evacuation of residents is seen in a SAR satellite image taken at 5:25 AM local time by New Space small-sat ICEYE over Midland County, Michigan, May 20, 2020. ICEYE/Handout via REUTERS

Flooding and impact on nearby areas after dam breeches which prompted the evacuation of residents is seen in a SAR satellite image taken at 5:25 AM local time by New Space small-sat ICEYE over Midland County, Michigan, May 20, 2020. ICEYE/Handout via...more

Flooding and impact on nearby areas after dam breeches which prompted the evacuation of residents is seen in a SAR satellite image taken at 5:25 AM local time by New Space small-sat ICEYE over Midland County, Michigan, May 20, 2020. ICEYE/Handout via REUTERS
Close
22 / 24
Rising flood waters of the Tittabawassee River advance upon Midland, Michigan, May 20, 2020. REUTERS/Drone Base

Rising flood waters of the Tittabawassee River advance upon Midland, Michigan, May 20, 2020. REUTERS/Drone Base

Rising flood waters of the Tittabawassee River advance upon Midland, Michigan, May 20, 2020. REUTERS/Drone Base
Close
23 / 24
Residents look at a flooded street along the Tittabawassee River, in downtown Midland, Michigan, May 20, 2020. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

Residents look at a flooded street along the Tittabawassee River, in downtown Midland, Michigan, May 20, 2020. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

Residents look at a flooded street along the Tittabawassee River, in downtown Midland, Michigan, May 20, 2020. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook
Close
24 / 24

Next Slideshows

Memorial Day amid the coronavirus

Americans sunbathed on beaches, fished from boats and strolled on boardwalks this holiday weekend, even as the U.S. death toll from COVID-19 fast approaches...

May 25 2020

UK's COVID-19 outbreak worst in Europe

With a death toll over 36,000, Britain is the worst-hit country in Europe with the government already under pressure over its handling of the coronavirus...

May 25 2020

Thousands protest Chinese security law as unrest returns to Hong Kong

Hong Kong police fired tear gas and water cannon to disperse thousands of people who rallied to protest against Beijing's plan to impose national security laws...

May 24 2020

Muslims mark end of Ramadan with Eid celebrations

Eid al-Fitr celebrations mark the end of Ramadan, the Muslim holy month that has been altered by coronavirus restrictions on group prayers and public iftars.

May 24 2020

MORE IN PICTURES

Outrage across America over George Floyd's death

Outrage across America over George Floyd's death

The killing of George Floyd, a Minneapolis black man who died after being pinned on the neck by a white police officer's knee, has triggered a wave of protests across the country.

Minneapolis in turmoil after police killing of George Floyd

Minneapolis in turmoil after police killing of George Floyd

The city of Minneapolis has been wracked by days of chaotic protest after a white police officer kneeled on the neck of an unarmed black man for nearly nine minutes before he died.

Protests outside White House over George Floyd's death

Protests outside White House over George Floyd's death

Largely peaceful protesters near the White House were repelled with tear gas and mounted police amid days of demonstrations over the Minneapolis police killing of an unarmed black man.

Photos of the month: May

Photos of the month: May

Our top photos from May 2020.

Weekend of rage across America

Weekend of rage across America

The killing of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died after being pinned on the neck by a white police officer's knee in Minneapolis, has triggered a wave of protests across the country.

Protests across America after Minneapolis police killing

Protests across America after Minneapolis police killing

The killing of George Floyd, a Minneapolis black man who died after being pinned on the neck by a white police officer's knee, has triggered a wave of protests across the country.

Global protests over police killing of George Floyd

Global protests over police killing of George Floyd

Demonstrations against the police killing of George Floyd spread to cities around the world.

Tear gas and fires outside White House

Tear gas and fires outside White House

Police used tear gas and pepper spray on protesters outside the White House.

Tanker truck drives into protesters on Minneapolis highway

Tanker truck drives into protesters on Minneapolis highway

A tanker truck drove through thousands of people marching on a Minneapolis highway to protest the death of George Floyd before protesters dragged the driver from the cab and beat him, according to a Reuters witness and authorities.

Trending Collections

Pictures

Podcast