Catastrophic flash flooding kills 25 in Kentucky and at least a dozen missing

Kentucky governor says he expects death toll to rise and warns officials still cannot reach certain areas

Catastrophic flash flooding in eastern Kentucky has now claimed 25 lives, with at least a dozen more people reported missing, as officials in the Appalachian region attempt to calculate the cost of the worst natural disaster there in decades.

The Kentucky governor, Andy Beshear, said he expected the death toll to continue to rise in the state and warned officials still could not reach certain areas.

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