Louisiana “unprecedented” floods: 2 dead, over 1000 rescued


BATON ROUGE, LA – Louisiana governor John Bel Edwards said on Saturday that “well over 1,000” people were rescued amid “unprecedented, historic” floods in the state. More than 100 pets had also been rescued.

According to the Governor, at least two people were dead.

“This is certainly not over. The rain continues to fall in the areas that have been most impacted already. This is a very slow-moving, low pressure system,” Edwards said. “Because these are record floods, we don’t know how wide the water is going to get in these areas.”