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AustraliaA dramatic satellite photo shows Hurricane Barry enveloping the Gulf of Mexico just before making landfall in Louisiana

23:16  13 july  2019
23:16  13 july  2019 Source:   businessinsider.com.au

Tropical Storm Barry's path: What you need to know

Tropical Storm Barry's path: What you need to know What to know about Tropical Storm Barry's expected path and other information as Louisiana resident brace themselves for the storm.

A dramatic satellite image shows Barry enveloping most of the Gulf of Mexico as it made its way to Louisiana Friday morning. Since the photo was taken around 10 AM Friday, the storm has since strengthened to a Category 1 hurricane , and is expected to make landfall in southern Louisiana on

A dramatic satellite image shows Barry enveloping most of the Gulf of Mexico as it made its way to Louisiana Friday morning. Since the photo was taken around 10 AM Friday, the storm has since strengthened to a Category 1 hurricane , and is expected to make landfall in southern Louisiana on

A dramatic satellite photo shows Hurricane Barry enveloping the Gulf of Mexico just before making landfall in Louisiana A dramatic satellite image shows Barry enveloping most of the Gulf of Mexico as it made its way to Louisiana Friday morning.

Since the photo was taken around 10 AM Friday, the storm has since strengthened to a Category 1 hurricane, and is expected to make landfall in southern Louisiana on Saturday.

The image was captured by a National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration satellite.

Though the hurricane is set to make landfall Saturday and is battering the region with high winds and heavy rains.

While the Army Corps of Engineers said that levees should protect New Orleans from flood waters, there were images already of some levees being inundated with water south of the city.

The storm was expected to cause the Mississippi River to crest at 17 feet, but the levees around New Orleans are designed to keep flood waters of 20-25 feet at bay.

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