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Tropical Storm Beta Makes Landfall as Record-Breaking Atlantic Storm Season Continues

HeadlineSep 22, 2020

Texas has issued disaster declarations in over two dozen counties, and Louisiana has declared a state of emergency, as Tropical Storm Beta made landfall late Monday, causing flooding along the coastline and washing away a Galveston, Texas, pier. The Atlantic’s record-breaking hurricane season this year marks just the second time in history meteorologists have had to start naming storms using the Greek alphabet, after exhausting possible names from letters A to W.

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