Heavy rains flood New Orleans streets in taste of storm ahead

A flooded area is seen in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S., July 10, 2019 in this image obtained from social media. Brent Pearson via REUTERS

(Reuters) – New Orleans was hit with widespread flooding on Wednesday from heavy rain spawned from a weather system that forecasters warned could grow into a hurricane capable of causing severe inundation of the low-lying U.S. city. The weather system churning in the Gulf of Mexico is expected to intensify this week into the second […]

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