Tropical Storm Barry nears New Orleans, raising flood threat

Vehicles sit in high waters after heavy rain in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S. July 10, 2019 in this image obtained from social media. Ellen Gerstein via REUTERS

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) – Nervous New Orleans residents prepared to flee as Tropical Storm Barry closed in on Thursday, with forecasts of “extreme rain” and more flooding ahead of the storm’s predicted landfall by early on Saturday as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019. Barry coalesced in the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday morning, packing […]

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