Louisiana Flooding Continues

Record water levels are reported in La Place, Louisiana, on Thursday, August 30, 2012, amid flooding from Tropical Storm Isaac. (Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times/MCT)

In northern Louisiana, there is heavy rainfall that is causing flooding in northern Louisiana continues into the fourth day of its streak this Friday. Due to the severe flooding, families have been trapped in their houses along with almost no roadways open for use. According to MSN, “At least three people have drowned, and mandatory evacuations have been enforced by rescuers using large trucks able to negotiate the high waters.” Along with several injuries, there have also been multiple evacuations in different subdivisions. Because of these mandatory evacuations, emergency shelters have been set up for housing of these residents.┬áThese are certainly trying times for the citizens of Louisiana.