Monday, October 09, 2017

Hurricane Nate Flooding In Beau Rivage, Mississippi, Alabama Captured In Pictures And Videos

[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
National 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.
The 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.
Hurricane 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