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Colorado floods: At least 4 dead

At least four people have been killed and hundreds are still unaccounted for as rescue workers battle to reach residents cut off by flooding in Colorado in central US.

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Flash flooding in Colorado leaves three dead

Flash flooding that left at least three dead and one missing in Colorado worsened as torrential rain continued to pound the state.

Thousands have been forced to flee to higher ground as rising water toppled buildings, stranded motorists, cut off remote towns and forced the state's largest university to close.

A section of Highway 72 is missing after a flash flood tore through Coal Creek near Golden, Colorado. Credit: Reuters
A man tries to remove debris that has been washed down to his home after severe flooding in Boulder, Colorado. Credit: Reuters

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