Hurricane Sally batters Gulf coast with ‘life-threatening floods’ still expected

  • Pensacola, Florida and Mobile, Alabama pounded on Wednesday
  • Officials warn of ‘tremendous operation’ of evacuating residents

Hurricane Sally made landfall on the US Gulf coast early on Wednesday morning, with pounding rain and winds whipping above 100mph but with the huge category 2 storm system grinding along at just 2mph –– a turtle’s walking pace – increasing the danger of flooding.

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