Hurricane Hanna took its pound of flesh over the weekend and dispersed into a line of ominous colors on the radar rumbling off to the south, but the remnants of the system over the Rio Grande Valley are continuing to dump water over the region as residents from the counties of Cameron and Willacy will be dealing with the aftermath of its second direct hit by a hurricane, the first in 2008 from Hurricane Dolly, for the foreseeable future.
On Sunday, The Monitor asked our readers to share their photos from the storm. In various photos, there were trees uprooted, fences and roofs fallen, and massive flooding, to name a few. Here’s the impact Hurricane Hanna had in the counties of Cameron and Willacy.
In some photos submitted from our readers, they showed various animals trying to stay afloat from the storm.
Hurricane Hanna’s impact in the counties of Hidalgo and Starr:
This story was updated with information from Hurricane Dolly to clarify this is the second time the counties of Willacy and Cameron were directly hit by a hurricane.