In the latest update of the National Hurricane Center (NHC), it was stated that the severe storm called “Claudette” is expected to reach US soil from the Louisiana coastline by midnight.
On the NHC website, it was recorded that heavy rain and wind from the Gulf of Mexico began to reach the US mainland from the morning hours, threatening 7 million people living in the region from Louisina to Florida.
“The Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) has mobilized the crisis action team, and together with our local partners, we stand prepared for any emergencies needed,” Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards said in a statement yesterday. said.
A state of emergency was declared last month in Louisiana, where heavy rain and flooding killed at least four people.