PHOTOS: Impact of Kentucky floods

The Appalachian flooding in Kentucky has caused major damage in some of the poorest areas in America. According to the Associated Press, the damage include creeks and streams in Appalachian valleys and hollows swamping homes and businesses, trashing vehicles in useless piles and crunching runaway equipment and debris against bridges.

As a result, search and rescue teams from the National Guard were searching on Friday for people missing in the floods. Gov. Andy Beshear expects the death toll to rise as rescue teams continue to search the disaster area.

See photos of the devastation below.

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