Alberto’s last gasp: Mudslides and flooding in Southeast

  • A sign sticks out of the water from the French Broad River that flooded into Carrier Park in Asheville, N.C., Wednesday, May 30, 2018. The soggy remnants of Alberto spread rain deeper into the nation’s midsection after downing trees, triggering power outages and scattering flooding around the South. (Angeli Wright /The Asheville Citizen-Times via AP)

Rescuers searched Thursday for three people who disappeared in rural Virginia amid flooding that washed out roads and bridges and damaged homes as the effects of Subtropical Storm Alberto were felt across several states.