Everywhere in the world you hear nothing but floods or huge hailstorms that are ravaging the different countries. And then I don’t even have the ice that disappears in the mountains and the North Pole. Temprature of the sea water has also risen in recent months, causing reefs to discolor. Where is there finally going to be global action by coverments against this continuing climate change? Nobody seems to know
Hurricane Barry is predicted as of Saturday morning to dump between 10 and 20 inches of rain over southern Louisiana and Mississippi, raising concerns about widespread flooding because of the flat landscape and already swollen rivers.
The cyclone follows a string of devastatingly wet storms, a dangerous trend fueled by global warming.
“The thing to remember about South Louisiana is it’s flat,” Robert Twilley, executive director of the Louisiana Sea Grant College Program, told BuzzFeed News. When water “can’t runoff, it sits there and piles up.”
“I think the key is the intensity of the rainfall. Will it overwhelm us?” Twilley said. “These drainage systems just can’t handle those intense rainfall events.”
Benches and walkways are flooded by water along the river in Morgan City, Louisiana, ahead of Hurricane Barry Saturday. Hurricane Barry is predicted as of Saturday morning to dump between 10 and 20 inches of rain over southern Louisiana and Mississippi, raising […]
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