Hurricane Hilary

PHOTOS: Hurricane Hilary Flooding Ravages Southern California

LOS ANGELES — Tropical Storm Hilary deluged arid parts of Mexico and then drenched Southern California from the coast to the desert resort city of Palm Springs and inland mountains, forcing rescuers to pull several people from swollen rivers. Even as the storm subsides across the coast, flooding and mudslides were expected across the parts of the southwestern U.S..

A motorist removes belongings from his vehicle after becoming stuck in a flooded street, S