All-told, over 20 inches of rain fell in less than 72 hours around Baton Rouge.
Last month I was in New Orleans, and it rained for about 2 hours…it was staggering to see how many issues stemmed from that drainage in such a flat floodplain. This is so much worse. This article focuses on the weather/environmental situation, and this one on the political/human impact.
Tags: urban ecology, environment, weather and climate, water, disasters.
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