Hurricane Hanna downgraded to tropical storm as it lands in TexasChristian Fernsby ▼ | July 26, 2020
The first Atlantic hurricane of 2020 was downgraded to a tropical storm on Sunday after it swept into coronavirus hit Texas, bringing heavy rain, storm surges and potentially life threatening flash flooding.
Atlantic Hurricane Hanna downgraded
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“Hanna is expected to produce heavy rains across portions of southern Texas and northeastern Mexico. These rains will result in life threatening flash flooding,” and some river flooding, meteorologists said.
Damage appeared limited in the immediate aftermath of Hanna’s landfall on Padre Island at around 5pm, with some isolated flooding and power outages.
Images captured by CBS showed roads and a caravan park in the coastal city of Corpus Christi strewn with debris and downed trees. ■