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| 'Do not drop your guard': Tropical Storm Barry threatens heavy rain after landfall

Added: 13.07.2019 20:41 | 20 views | 0 comments


  • New Orleans residents told to seek shelter as 50,000 lose power
  • NHC director details ‘amazing amount of moisture’

Carrying “off the chart” amounts of moisture, Barry crawled ashore on Saturday in Louisiana at hurricane strength. It quickly weakened back to a tropical storm but it promised heavy rains that could last for days, testing flood-prevention systems built after Hurricane Katrina.
Officials warned that the storm could still cause disastrous flooding across a wide stretch of the Gulf coast.

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