Woman’s chilling final words recorded on Facebook Live as floods sweep away home

A woman's final words were recorded on Facebook Live as she filmed the moment deadly floodwaters were rising around her home.

Linda Almond began the video on social media at 10.15am on Saturday morning, trying to show the dangerous situation developing around her.

The one-minute clip would be her chilling last words before she was tragically swept away along with her son, in Waverly, Tennessee.

It comes as the catastrophic flash floods in the state have left at least 22 people losing their lives.

Lisa said in the video: "Well, if anybody's seeing me on Facebook Live, we're being flooded right now in Waverly, Tennessee. Really scary."

Her voice quivers in the video as she records the mud-brown water sweeping past her home.

She lights a cigarette before the situation takes a drastic change.

"Whoa, whoa," she says at one point while filming the debris ripping past.

A male voice off-camera then says: "I think something just hit the side of the house."

Lisa is heard adding: "This is really scary."

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Sounds of rushing water can be heard in the clip before she says "oh my goodness" and. the video ends.

Lisa and her son were able to climb onto the roof of the house as the floodwaters began rising.

However, they were both swept away when the roof collapses, WKRN reports.

Family members said her son was rescued but tragically Lisa did not make it.

Her sister later identified her body to authorities, her brother Leo wrote on social media.

Small towns in the area were lashed with 17 inches of rain in less than 24 hours on Saturday, potentially breaking the state's record for the amount of rainfall in a single day.

Previously, 13.6inches fell in 1982.

Among those who died, seven-month-old twins, identified as Ryan and Riliegh, in Nashville, were swept from their father's arms during the flash foods the same day.

It's believed they were carried away when water surged into their apartment complex as they tried to escape.

Sadly, their bodies were later found, Sheriff Chris Davis told WSMV, NBC affiliate.

Dozens of other people have been reported missing in the deadly floods.

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