Houston. In the US state of Texas and Louisiana, the fear of storm Nicholas is increasing. After the heavy rains started here, there is a danger of flooding in the coastal areas. Stormy waves are blowing in the sea with strong winds. The National Meteorological Department has predicted 10 to 20 inches of rain from Hurricane Nicholas from Texas to Louisiana and south Mississippi. The department has also issued a flood warning.
According to the National Hurricane Center, Hurricane Nicolas made landfall in Matagarda at 1 p.m. local time. 120 km due to the storm. Winds started blowing at an hourly speed. It will reach Louisiana a day after the storm hits Texas. US President Joe Biden has declared a state of emergency in Louisiana.
The White House has informed that the administration has directed to provide all kinds of help to the citizens. Texas Governor Greg Abbott said the storm would spread slowly and last for several days. Helicopters and motorboats have been deployed to deal with the floods. This is the second storm to hit the region in recent weeks. Earlier, the storm Aida wreaked havoc here, in which many people died. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said the public has been asked to avoid taking to the streets and highways in view of the heavy rain. We don’t know how much rain is going to happen because of the storm. Schools and colleges have been closed in Houston. Flights, bus and train services have also been stopped.
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