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IN PHOTOS: The most striking photos from the aftermath of Hurricane Nate

WATCH: Hurricane Nate slammed into the Mississippi coast on Sunday with destructive winds and torrential rains that flooded streets and highways throughout the region as the fast-moving Category 1 storm made landfall.

While Hurricane Nate (now downgraded to a tropical storm) wasn’t nearly as devastating as recent predecessors Harvey, Irma and Maria, many lives were lost and citizens in affected areas are still recovering from the aftermath.

Hurricane Nate killed 30 people in Central America before continuing on its path towards the U.S., though never strengthened into a Category 2 storm as forecasters had predicted.

The storm veered to the east of Plaquemines before making landfall in neighboring Mississippi.

Nate brought a burst of flooding and power outages to the U.S. Gulf Coast before weakening rapidly on Sunday, sparing the region the kind of catastrophic damage wreaked by the series of hurricanes that hit the southern U.S. and Caribbean in recent weeks.

By dawn, Nate’s floodwaters were quickly receding and didn’t reveal any signs of significant damage in the same city where Hurricane Katrina leveled thousands of homes and businesses.

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READ MORE: Hurricane Nate downgraded back to tropical storm after making landfall in Mississippi

Nate — the first hurricane to make landfall in Mississippi since Katrina in 2005 — quickly lost power, its winds diminishing to a tropical depression as it pushed northward into Alabama and toward Georgia with heavy rain.

It was a Category 1 hurricane when it came ashore outside Biloxi early Sunday, its second landfall after initially hitting southeastern Louisiana on Saturday evening.

See below for some striking images from the storm:

A dock pushed in by the storm blocks a flooded road in Mobile, Ala., on Oct. 8, 2017, in this still image taken from a video obtained from social media.
A dock pushed in by the storm blocks a flooded road in Mobile, Ala., on Oct. 8, 2017, in this still image taken from a video obtained from social media. Michael Schubert/social media/via Reuters

 

A flooded street is seen in Mobile, Ala., on Oct. 8, in this still image taken from a video obtained from social media.
A flooded street is seen in Mobile, Ala., on Oct. 8, in this still image taken from a video obtained from social media. Michael Schubert/social media/via Reuters

 

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A man sits on a bench overlooking a beach covered in debris left behind by Hurricane Nate, in Biloxi, Miss., on Oct. 8.
A man sits on a bench overlooking a beach covered in debris left behind by Hurricane Nate, in Biloxi, Miss., on Oct. 8. Jonathan Bachman/Reuters

 

A vehicle drives through a flooded street in Mobile, Ala., on Oct. 8, in this still image taken from a video obtained from social media.
A vehicle drives through a flooded street in Mobile, Ala., on Oct. 8, in this still image taken from a video obtained from social media. Michael Schubert/social media/via Reuters

 

Workers gather near a highway collapsed by Hurricane Nate in Casa Mata, Costa Rica, on Oct. 6.
Workers gather near a highway collapsed by Hurricane Nate in Casa Mata, Costa Rica, on Oct. 6. Juan Carlos Ulate/Reuters

 

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Houses damaged by a mudslide are seen during heavy rains of Tropical Storm Nate in San Jose, Costa Rica, on Oct. 5.
Houses damaged by a mudslide are seen during heavy rains of Tropical Storm Nate in San Jose, Costa Rica, on Oct. 5. Juan Carlos Ulate/Reuters

 

Lanny Dean, from Tulsa, Okla., takes video as he wades along the flooded Beach Boulevard next to Harrah’s Casino as the eye of Hurricane Nate pushes ashore in Biloxi, Miss., on Oct. 8.
Lanny Dean, from Tulsa, Okla., takes video as he wades along the flooded Beach Boulevard next to Harrah’s Casino as the eye of Hurricane Nate pushes ashore in Biloxi, Miss., on Oct. 8. Mark Wallheiser/Getty Images

 

A Home Depot sign damaged by Hurricane Nate is seen in Biloxi, Miss., on Oct. 8.
A Home Depot sign damaged by Hurricane Nate is seen in Biloxi, Miss., on Oct. 8. Jonathan Bachman/Reuters

 

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A view of the damage sustained by San Juan del Sur beach following the passage of Tropical Storm Nate, in Rivas, Nicaragua, on Oct. 6.
A view of the damage sustained by San Juan del Sur beach following the passage of Tropical Storm Nate, in Rivas, Nicaragua, on Oct. 6. Inti Ocon/AFP/Getty Images

 

People walk next to an area destroyed by a landslide caused by heavy rains during Tropical Storm Nate in the Los Anonos neighbourhood of San José, Costa Rica, on Oct. 6.
People walk next to an area destroyed by a landslide caused by heavy rains during Tropical Storm Nate in the Los Anonos neighbourhood of San José, Costa Rica, on Oct. 6. EZEQUIELBECERRA/AFP/Getty Images

 

Damage to the Lighthouse Pier in Biloxi, Miss., is seen on Oct. 8 after Tropical Storm Nate passed through the region.
Damage to the Lighthouse Pier in Biloxi, Miss., is seen on Oct. 8 after Tropical Storm Nate passed through the region. Jonathan Bachman/Reuters

—With a file from Associated Press

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