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Louisiana Floods Cause Coffins To Float Down Street Uprooted From Nearby Graveyard


The state, which was devastated by Hurricane Katrina in 2005, has been declared a major disaster zone by the US Government.
Anna Johnson, of Denham Springs, near state capital Baton Rouge, snapped the erie sight of caskets uprooted from the sodden soil floating down the road.
She said: “We’ve never seen anything like this. It’s worse than Hurricane Katrina.”
"My husband is on rescue missions right now. He has a boat and he's helping local sheriffs department."
Anna took several pictures around her neighborhood showing roads and residential areas covered in flood water as well as her former high school. She also used her own drone to take aerial images of her neighbourhood inundated with flood waters.


State Governor John Bel Edwards announced that the federal government had declared a major disaster for the state of Louisiana.
He said: "I have traveled to affected areas and have seen the destruction caused by this unprecedented flooding.
"This is an ongoing event, and we are confident that every available state and federal resource will be brought to bear."


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