WORLD Tropical Storm Henri makes landfall in Rhode Island: meteorologists

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Tropical Storm Henri makes landfall in Rhode Island: meteorologists

AFP

07:01, August 23, 2021

People cross the street as rain falls in Times Square as Tropical Storm Henri approaches, in New York on August 22, 2021. (Photo: AFP)

Tropical Storm Henri -- packing strong winds and heavy rain -- made landfall in Rhode Island on the east coast of the United States on Sunday, meteorologists said.

The National Weather Service tweeted that Henri, earlier downgraded from a Category 1 Hurricane, struck land near the town of Westerly at approximately 12:15 pm (1615 GMT).

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