Pass Christian, Miss. — (Reuters) — Searchers near this hurricane devastated Gulf Coast town said they found a “ton of bodies” since daylight as Gov. John Iipituigis [sic] toured the area with John E. Davis, national director of Civil Defence.
Torrential rains and floods in parts of Virginia since Tuesday night have resulted in an appeal for the James River Valley to be declared a federal disaster area.
Source: Reuters (The Montreal Gazette)