Seventeen people have died in the mudslides and many more are feared missing.

ABC News’ Matt Gutman and Bill Hutchinson contributed to this report.

The unincorporated area of Montecito was put under a mandatory evacuation order on Thursday and more than 500 homes in the county were damaged or destroyed, according to numbers released by the Santa Barbara County Fire Department.

Satellite images released by DigitalGlobe today show areas of Montecito, California, before and after the area was hit by heavy rainfall and deadly mudslides.

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