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"The fact that so many people in Louisiana have been forced out of their own homes this week is heartbreaking."
So far, at least six people have died in the floods.
The rescue is one of thousands that's taken place amid "unprecedented" flooding in Louisiana, the governor said.
The flooding also destroyed thousands of homes in the East African country.
Heavy rain in China has killed at least 87 people and forced thousands from their homes, state media reported. Seventy-two
...And then it started flooding so it started jumping.
The storm surge that hit NSW on the weekend has moved south.
Another day of persistent, heavy rain lies ahead for Sydney and coastal regions to the north before the big wet moves offshore