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United States: State of emergency declared in Louisiana due to storm Nicholas

A state of emergency has been declared due to tropical storm Nicholas, which has swept the state of Louisiana, southeast of the United States of America.

The White House said in a statement today, Tuesday, that US President Joe Biden, “declared a state of emergency in Louisiana, and ordered federal assistance to supplement state and local response efforts, given the emergency conditions caused by tropical storm Nicholas, which began on September 12 and is still on.”

The National Hurricane Center in the United States announced the intensification of the tropical storm in the Gulf of Mexico, and its transformation into a category one hurricane, indicating that it was approaching the American coasts.

The center highlighted that tropical storm Nicholas is currently heading to the city of Houston, Texas, and is expected to cause heavy rain, strong winds and storms, which may affect western Louisiana.

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