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Louisiana Guv declares emergency as state prepares for Tropical Storm Sally

Louisiana Governor John Bel has declared a state of emergency as Tropical Storm Sally moved into the Gulf of Mexico.

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Sally will strengthen to a hurricane by Monday afternoon. Photo: Reuters

Governor John Bel has declared a state of emergency as Tropical Storm Sally moved into the Gulf of Mexico.

"Today, I declared a State of Emergency in advance of Tropical Storm Sally, which is forecast to strengthen to a that could impact as early as Monday morning," Bel wrote on Twitter on Saturday.

"This, when combined with the COVID-19 pandemic, can make us all weary. I implore Louisianans to take their preparations seriously," the governor added in a separate tweet.

Tropical Storm Sally brought heavy rain and winds to Florida on Saturday.

According to the US National Center, Sally will strengthen to a by Monday afternoon, but will weaken back to a tropical storm while moving inland over and Mississippi on Wednesday.

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First Published: Sun, September 13 2020. 07:04 IST