United States: Four tourists drown off Alabama beach

Posted on June 11, 2013 • Filed under: Tourist Drowned, United-States

Arkansasonline.com reports that an Alabama city closed all its beaches Monday after four men drowned in dangerous rip currents in the Gulf of Mexico in a two-day period. Gulf Shores officials Monday posted double red flags on all beaches in the city, meaning that extremely hazardous conditions are present and all waters are closed to the public. Beaches in Gulf Shores were re-opened Tuesday under yellow-flag conditions, meaning that moderate surf or currents were present, and swimmers should use caution, according to a telephone hot line for information on beach conditions. Read article

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