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, environmentweather and climate, water, disasters