Tropical Storm Barry pelts Louisiana, millions brace for flooding
Sunday, 14 July 2019 () After briefly becoming the first hurricane of the Atlantic season, Barry was downgraded to a tropical storm after making landfall — but it nevertheless packed a serious punch as it moved inland. All flights in and out of the airport in the state's biggest city New Orleans were cancelled, thousands had evacuated their homes, tens of thousands had lost power and first responders were poised for action.
By Joe McFarlane A motorist spotted a wild alligator on the side of a boulevard struggling against the strong waters caused by tropical Storm Barry. Major tropical Storm Barry has been wreaking havoc..