"In Hurricane Patricia's Wake, Torrential Rains Move Into Louisiana"

"Torrential rainstorms battered Louisiana on Sunday, leaving thousands without power, after pounding southeastern Texas as the remnants of Hurricane Patricia converged with a second storm.

The heaviest band of rain moved over the Gulf of Mexico, triggering coastal flood warnings and flash flood watches in southwest Louisiana and soaking New Orleans, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).

About 22,000 people were left without power in the greater New Orleans area. Some streets were flooded, while a high tide surge brought some coastal flooding as well."

Amanda Orr reports for Reuters October 26, 2015.


"Pacific Coast Area Hardest Hit By Patricia Begins To Dig Out" (AP)

Source: Reuters, 10/26/2015