Portuguese men-of-war warnings issued at Rhode Island beaches

Posted on AllSides July 14th, 2023
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NARRAGANSETT, R.I. - Rhode Island authorities are warning people to be careful in the water after more than a dozen Portuguese men-of-war have been spotted at several state beaches this week. They say jellyfish-like sea creatures are likely coming up the Gulf Stream from southern waters. Purple flags are flying at beaches were they have been spotted. "They have long tentacles that pack a painful sting," Gov. Dan McKee said in a Facebook post. "If you see one, don't touch it and report it to beach staff." A 7-year-old girl...

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