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Braithwaite levee overtopped in Plaquemines Parish

11 months 1 week 5 days ago Sunday, August 29 2021 Aug 29, 2021 August 29, 2021 6:42 PM August 29, 2021 in News
Source: WBRZ

BRAITHWAITE - In Plaquemines Parish, an emergency alert sent out early this evening by government officials told residents to evacuate and seek higher ground immediately.

Anyone in the Braithwaite area between the parish line and White Ditch on the Eastbank, seek higher ground immediately.

Officials say this comes after reports of the levee being overtopped. Video shows the water rushing over a roadway.

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