New Orleans mayor announces pump repairs in wake of severe flooding

August 12, 2017 09:21 PM

The New Orleans mayor says pump repairs have been made-- but the city still remains at risk if a major storm were to hit.

New Orleans saw more than 10 inches of rain fall last weekend -- causing severe street flooding.

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A turbine that provides power to the city's drainage system was damaged in a fire on Wednesday, leaving residents and city officials concerned ahead of rainfall this weekend.

Forecasters are predicting an additional two inches of rainfall in some areas this weekend.



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