A small however potent thunderstorm introduced rain and flooding alongside the Strip on Wednesday night, together with some small rain injury in at the very least one Las Vegas resort.
Video on social media show water injury at Harrah’s, knocking out ceiling tiles within the heart Strip property. Resort-casino operators Caesars Leisure mentioned the repairs are already underway.
“Some ceiling tiles at Harrah’s Las Vegas had been broken, however the roof didn’t collapse, and solely minor repairs will probably be vital,” the corporate mentioned in an emailed assertion. “They need to be accomplished shortly and won’t impression our visitors.”
The brief however highly effective storms introduced a sudden rush of rain and temporary flooding in some areas. As an example, about 1.3 inches of rain was recorded inside an hour at a gauge at a pump station at Desert Inn Highway close to Las Vegas Boulevard.
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