Kentucky floods kill at least 35 as more storms forecast

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By Kanishka Singh and Tyler Clifford (Reuters) -Floods unleashed by torrential rains in eastern Kentucky have killed at least 35 people, including four children, Governor Andy Beshear said on Monday while warning that more dangerous weather is approaching the region. Beshear on Monday morning confirmed 30 deaths, then five more in an afternoon briefing, when he said there would be yet more to come. Authorities continued to work to rescue residents and provide food and shelter for thousands who had been displaced. Efforts have been hampered by weather conditions, officials say. Many residents h…

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