The street that was buried by a mudslide: Devastation of California storm seen from the air after boulder-strewn river of mud swept down hillside and submerged homes

The community of Camarillo Springs, north of Los Angeles, was hit hard as boulder-strewn rivers of mud swept down hillsides that a wildfire had stripped of vegetation last year. The rocks and roots pushed into bedrooms, straight on through to the living room, cracking front windows. An earthmover that had been brought in ahead of the storm to clear debris was buried as well, with just its big mechanical arm left sticking up out of the muck.