Rainstorm Causes Flooding and Damage

By Henk Frezier

PHOTO: Henk Frezier | SouthPasadenan.com | Traffic was heavily impacted by the rain on Tuesday January 9, 2018 on the Pasadena Freeway

Storm that battered Southland left its mark on South Pasadena, causing havoc on the Pasadena freeway and trapping a local household in their home due to a downed power line in their front yard.

PHOTO: Henk Frezier | SouthPasadenan.com | Home cordoned off by South Pasadena Police & Fire due to a downed powerline
Traffic on the freeway came to a standstill, turning it into a parking lot due to flooding near Via Marisol. The congestion impacted the Orange Grove on-ramp backing cars for blocks on area streets. The home located at 805 El Centro was cordoned off and had a police vehicle stationed to keep watch over the dangerous situation, after the hot wire fell during the night’s storm.
PHOTO: Henk Frezier | SouthPasadenan.com | The 110 became a parking lot on Tuesday as the flooding caused major traffic delays
PHOTO: Henk Frezier | SouthPasadenan.com | Commuters experience long delays from traffic impacted by the heavy rains on Tuesday
PHOTO: Henk Frezier | SouthPasadenan.com | Downed powerline on El Centro caused a home to be cordoned off on Tuesday during the heavy rains.

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