New Orleans braces for flooding, Trump declares emergency ahead of Storm Barry
Friday, 12 July 2019 New Orleans braced for severe flooding with residents told to hunker down as a growing tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico headed for landfall late on Friday or early on Saturday as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019.
Residents of New Orleans, Louisiana, prepared on Friday, July 12, for approaching Tropical Storm Barry, which was expected to hit central Louisiana’s coast on Saturday, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said. As of the afternoon of July 11, Tropical Storm Barry was moving west northwest at 5 mph...
Hurricane Dorian gained strength as it crept closer to Florida's coast on Friday, raising the risk that parts of the U.S. state will be hit by strong winds, a storm surge and heavy rain for a prolonged..