SAN ANTONIO -

Up to ten inches of rain have fallen on San Antonio and the surrounding area causing heavy flooding and at least one death.

A car washed into a drainage area off W. Nakoma and Warfield and fire and police say they found a body near that car.

Police say a woman tried to get out of her flooded car, but the current washed her away.

They found her dead a short distance away.

An area off Espada Rd. just south of Loop 410 also has been flooded. County fire crews at the scene rescued several people from their homes.

Earlier crews had to rescue a man trapped by high water at Covel Rd. and Old Pearsall Rd.

County firefighters say the man had just left work at the Covel Gardens facility when he drove into high water.

He managed to climb into a tree.

Firefighters used a boat to reach the man.

He was transported to the hospital.

In New Braunfels police reported both the Guadalupe and Comal Rivers temporarily closed because of heavy rain and flooding.

Part of the road collapsed on Wilson at Woodlawn, and took a car down with it.

All across the city water covered highways and streets.

Police worked to close off flooded roadways from Hwy. 90 to Loop 410 to I-35.

The rain had mostly subsided by 11 a.m.

Rainfall amounts from seven to ten inches were recorded.

Images: SA Flooding May 25

Published On: May 25 2013 02:22:40 PM CDT   Updated On: May 27 2013 03:36:34 PM CDT

Flooding was an issue around San Antonio as torrential rains pounded the city.

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Courtesy: Bill Caldera