Tag Archives: Mississippi Floods 2011

Miss. Evacuees Pass Time In Shelters

VICKSBURG, Miss. – In the area of Mississippi hardest-hit by river flooding, evacuees passed time in shelters Wednesday by reading books, praying or smoking cigarettes as officials said they didn’t expect waters to overflow a nearby levee that protects thousands

Louisiana On Alligator Alert

Washington – The raging Mississippi River continued to hold the US South in the grip of record-breaking floods on Monday as low-lying parts of Louisiana succumbed to the onslaught. Officials reminded residents to stay clear of the edges of the

Floods Head For Louisiana Oil Rigs

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana (AFP) – Record flooding along the Mississippi River threatens to inundate at least two Louisiana refineries and hundreds of oil and gas wells, officials warned. “This is a very serious flood,” Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal told reporters.