Enter the drones

Aerial footage shows just how bad the flooding has been.


A YouTube user who goes by the handle 38716971 has posted several videos shot from a drone hovering over much of south Lafayette showing extensive flooding. We’ve embedded some below. More — from Acadiana as well as Baton Rouge and elsewhere — have proliferated on the website over the last few days.

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Highland Ridge Subdivision, Youngsville:

Kaliste Saloom to East Broussard, Lafayette:

Chemin Metairie off Ambassador:

Kingswood Park Subdivision across from River Ranch: