Sally drenches US Southeast after hitting Gulf Coast as hurricane

Pensacola (United States) (AFP) - Tropical Storm Sally downed trees, flooded streets and homes and knocked out power, reportedly killing one person, as the former hurricane pounded the US southeast on Wednesday with torrential rain.Sally made landfall overnight near Gulf Shores, Alabama along the border with Florida as a Category 2 hurricane.Slow-moving Sally, which was subsequently downgraded to a tropical storm, then lingered over parts of southern Alabama and the Florida panhandle where it caused severe flooding with copious amounts of rain, the National Hurricane Center said."Catastrophic ...


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