Delta degrades to tropical depression; keeps alert for heavy rains in Louisiana

Delta degrades to tropical depression;  keeps alert for heavy rains in Louisiana - Photo by EFE
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The rains will continue to affect the region until this Saturday night; They do not rule out more damage from the remnants of Delta

More of 5 million people are under flash flood alert in the lower Mississippi River Valley after Delta land like Category 2 hurricane.

Delta, now downgraded to Tropical depression, causes heavy rain in Louisiana.

Its powerful winds lashed communities already devastated by the Hurricane Laura from a few weeks ago.

In his wake, he almost left 730 thousand homes and businesses along the Gulf Coast of the United States without electricity, according to figures from the authorities.

Flood alert was issued after the onset of heavy rains in parts of southwestern Louisiana.

The Mayor of Lake Charles, Nic Hunter He said Delta’s impact felt a bit like “deja vu.”

According to meteorologists, rains will continue to affect the region until this Saturday night and they do not rule out more affectations for the remnants.

There is also a tornado watch in parts of southern Louisiana and Mississippi as well as in Alabama, Tennessee and the west of Florida Panhandleconfirmed the National Hurricane Center of the United States.

With information from CNN

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