Father Leads Kids From School in Kayak Amid Flooding in Louisiana

A father used a kayak to pick up his children from school in a flooded neighbourhood in Lake Charles, Louisiana, on May 17.

Jeremy Babineaux filmed a video that shows two kids sitting inside a kayak that is pulled by a man who is walking in a flooded street. The man tells Babineaux that he is transporting his children from school.

Lake Charles had recorded a total of 12 to 15 inches of rainfall on May 17, the local national weather services wrote on its Twitter page. Credit: Jeremy Babineaux via Storyful