WORLD Tropical storm forecast to make landfall at southern US as hurricane

WORLD

Tropical storm forecast to make landfall at southern US as hurricane

Xinhua

11:50, July 13, 2019

HOUSTON, July 12 (Xinhua) -- Tropical Storm Barry is forecast to make landfall Saturday morning along the central Louisiana coast as a hurricane.

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Matt Harrington boards up a Vans shoe store near the French Quarter in New Orleans as tropical storm Barry approaches on July 11, 2019. (Photo: VCG)

According to US National Hurricane Center, Barry is expected to strengthen to be Category 1 hurricane before reaching the south-central coast of US state of Louisiana, bringing dangerous storm surge and heavy rains across the north-central Gulf Coast.  

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