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Drone video reveals extent of Chattahoochee River flooding

(Source: Elaine Miller/YouTube) (Source: Elaine Miller/YouTube)
(Source: Elaine Miller/YouTube) (Source: Elaine Miller/YouTube)
(Source: Elaine Miller/YouTube) (Source: Elaine Miller/YouTube)
JAKIN, GA (WALB) -

Video footage from a drone revealed the extent of flood conditions for the Chattahoochee River after rising water levels caused problems for residents in Southwest Georgia.

The video, shot near Jakin, Georgia shows a bird's-eye view of the Chattahoochee, where homes were seen in the middle of the water.

People helping others access their homes by boat were also visible.

Heavy rains in North Georgia over the last several days have caused rivers and creeks to rise across South Georgia, inflicting damage to homes and businesses.

MORE: Check out live river camera feeds across Georgia

Water levels of the Chattahoochee River in Columbus were recorded at 29.64 feet Tuesday morning, as the National Weather Service expected them to gradually fall below minor flood stage around Saturday.

Officials said the record for flooding on the Chattahoochee River in Columbus was 55.2 feet on March 15, 1929.

WATCH: Full video of Chattahoochee River flooding

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