Mississippi Surges Over Nearly a Dozen Levees

Flooding along the Mississippi Rivers continues to wreck havoc across the Midwest this week. With nearly a dozen levees overflowing near St. Louis, Missouri was being hit hard on Thursday, the New York Times reports.

Damage to farmland has been severe in the state, with an estimated 2-5 million acres of crops damaged, pushing corn to $8 dollars a barrel late last week.

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Source : New York Times

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