Vivint, Browning open cameras, others in flood-affected area for safety

By MICHAEL SHELLIER The Associated Press | The Associated Times-Picayune The following stories and photographs have been edited to remove images that could be classified as obscene or could be offensive to some readers.

A photo of a white-tailed deer hanging out on a grassy ridge on the side of the road.

(AP Photo/J.

Pat Carter)A woman is pictured in a flood-damaged neighborhood of New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S., on Wednesday, July 29, 2019.

Floodwaters have swept through parts of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania and the Carolinas in the past week, and thousands of people are living in shelters or without electricity.

(Reuters/Brendan McDermid)A view of flood waters from a home in the floodplain of the flooded street of La Jolla, California, U,S., August 12, 2019.(Reuters/Kevork Djansezian)A man carries a small truck in the flooded streets of La Salle, California., U.C., on Monday, August 18, 2019, after heavy rains.

(REUTERS/Stephen Lam)A large crane stands in the street of the flood-ravaged La Jilla, California.

(Associated Press)An abandoned car sits on the street after heavy rain, in the San Fernando Valley, California.(AP Photo)A truck is submerged in flood waters in La Jalla, California (Reuters)A family stands in floodwaters in La Sala, California on Monday.

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)A flooded street in La Villette, Louisiana.(AP: Steve Nesius)People walk through floodwaters on the streets of the town of La Ville, Louisiana.

(CBS News via AP Photo)An elderly man walks through flood waters on the flooded La Villee street in Los Angeles.(AP)A young boy holds up a newspaper from the street as floodwaters surround the neighborhood of La Guinea, Spain.(Reuters)People gather in La Guinea, Spain, on Sunday, July 28, 2019 in the northern town of Las Palmas after heavy rainfall.

The rainstorm has caused more than 5,000 people to be rescued.

(AFP PHOTO/Alexandre BERGENREI)An umbrella sits in the path of a water wave as flood waters surround a house in La Vieja, Spain on Friday, July 23, 2019 after heavy and dangerous rainfall.

(NICHOLAS RODRIGUEZ/AFP/Getty)A house is damaged after heavy torrential rain, which has forced the evacuation of the area in La Palma, Spain.

(Carlos Barria/Reuters)An area in the streets is flooded as heavy rains from Tropical Storm Isaac inundate the region of San Pedro, Colombia.

(EPA/Vicente Beltran)A resident walks through the flooded area of La Puente, Colombia, on Wednesday.

(CARLO PIZZOLATO/AFP)A child is rescued from the flooded river near the border with Mexico in Santa Ana, Honduras.(AP Images)Flood waters surround houses in the rain-filled floodwaters of La Esperanza, Colombia.(AP/Santiago Arribas)Flows in the middle of the night in La Esperanzana, Colombia (Reuters: Pedro Galvez)An overturned motorbike sits in floodwater in La Sapienza, Colombia after heavy flooding.(Reuters: Jose Luis Gonzalez)A girl stands in flooded streets in La Paz, Colombia on Thursday.(Reuters photo: Luis M. Alvarez)A boat and a truck sink into the river near La Esperanta, Colombia in this still image taken from video on July 29., 2018.

The floodwaters have inundated parts of the country, leaving at least 50 people dead.

(Handout via REUTERS/EPA)A tractor trailer lies on the riverbank in La España, Colombia late Wednesday, June 18, 2018.

Flood waters from Tropical Depression Isaac have inundating parts of Colombia.

Over 30 people have died in the worst floods in Colombia since a previous one killed more than 40,000 in 2006.(AP Image/Nacho Doce)A boy rides his bicycle along a flooded street after rain on June 14, 2018.(AP photo/Gustavo Gaviria)A street is inundated by a flood in La Santa Cruz, Colombia early Tuesday, June 15, 2018 as rain fell on a mountainous area of the northern city.(AP photos/Alessandro Garofalo)A couple sits in a flooded car as a boat approaches the flooded road near La Cienega, Colombia June 16, 2018 (AP: Juan Ponce)A soldier stands on a flooded road as a helicopter approaches the area of Puebla, Colombia with a water cannon on June 16