IBI Times] Hurricane Nate made its way to Mississippi Saturday, bringing heavy flooding to certain parts of the state. Photos and videos from inside casinos in Biloxi showed just how much rain inundated the area.
Hurricane Nate made landfall near the mouth of the Mississippi River Saturday evening, according to the National Hurricane Center. The storm brought hazardous conditions along the coast from Alabama to Louisiana
Geographic photographer and storm chaser Mike Theiss posted pictures
and videos from Biloxi’s Golden Nugget casino, showing floodwaters
inside the structure reaching almost halfway up the doors. Other photos
and videos from the Beau Rivage Casino showed similarly high flooding.
Beau Rivage Casino and all other Mississippi casinos closed Saturday in
preparation for the storm but most reopened Monday afternoon. The Beau
Rivage casino invited residents to celebrate the passing of the storm at
the establishment this week.
Power outages were reported throughout the coast some 82,000 people in Alabama remained without power Sunday, according to Alabama Media Group.
Nate continued on its northward path after sweeping through Mississippi
and other regions, though it was downgraded to a tropical storm Sunday
was expected to weaken further as it made its way inland. Nate’s winds
had decreased to about 20 mph as it circulated through Ohio Monday. Read More