Sally update: Storm downgraded to tropical depression

UN News


Although Hurricane Sally has been downgraded to a tropical depression as it moves north eastwards across the US states of Alabama and Georgia communities can still expect to suffer from historic and catastrophic flooding citing authorities there the UN world, Meteorological Organization W. warned that a significant flood threat would likely spread inland on Friday along the central Gulf coast most river flooding will crest by the weekend, but rivers will remain elevated well into next week according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Sally has already produced up to eighteen inches or four, hundred, Fifty, seven millimeters of rain additional cloudburst our forecast bringing as much as twelve inches more rainfall. Or three hundred and four millimeters on the US Gulf coast where Sally made landfall on Wednesday today hundreds of thousands of people will act without electricity and at least one person has been killed according to reports images from Pensacola in Florida showed trees down boats thrown about and streets flooded with the water, some five and a half feet or one point six meters above sea level

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