Here’s why coffins floating down the streets in USA

Here’s why coffins floating down the streets in USA

– Devastating floods harms thousands citizens in Louisiana, USA

– It uproot caskets from graveyard as they began floating down the streets

– At least four people have died after state was hit up to 17 inches of rain in 24 hours

At least four people have died and more than 7,000 have been rescued after the American state was hit by up to 17 inches of rain in 24 hours.

Louisiana has been declared a major disaster zone by the US Government. Fact is, the state was also devastated by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

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Now coffins are floating eerily down submerged roads after severe flooding dislodged them from graveyards.

Here’s why coffins floating down the streets in USA

Anna Johnson, who lives there, snapped the eerie sight of caskets uprooted from the sodden soil floating down the road. That’s what she told about it:

“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.”

Here’s why coffins floating down the streets in USA

Here’s why coffins floating down the streets in USA

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State Governor John Bel Edwards announced that the federal government had declared a major disaster for the state of Louisiana. He reported:

“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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