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Was Six Flags Roller Coaster went under Floodwaters in May 2017?

Social media users started sharing a photograph in the month of January 2016 with a claim that it was showing recent flooding at Six Flags in Georgia or Six Flags in Louis. It is important that the photograph was original, but mentioned time and place was incorrect. It was published on 23rd September 2009 in a Daily Mail article including a title “Six Flags over Georgia theme park submerged in Atlanta Floods”. The photograph caption and text of article reported that picture was showing the upper part of the Six Flags at main rollercoaster in Georgia was flooded with the waters of the Chattahoochee River. The ride of Scream Machine is amazing as it has been considered the tallest rollercoaster in the world.


Various versions of the photograph were circulated in the month of January 2016 and again in the month of May 2017 showing severe flooding events in several states. Some of them are Missouri, Illinois and Georgia. A small amount of winter flood took place near milestone crests along with Mississippi River. It claimed at least 25 lives in Illinois and Mississippi. The Illinois River continuously rose in some areas in Illinois. The National Weather Service also said that the amount losses are high in Missouri and some areas in Illinois for 3 days time period, and it was started on 26th December. The regions mentioned in various versions were incorrect as showing Six Flags over Georgia. But, no adverse events found on their Twitter feed.

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