By Associated Press | Posted by: Srimoyee Chowdhury | GRAND LAKE, Louisiana
PUBLISHED ON DEC 30, 2020 10:52 AM IST
Some members of the family are now living in the trailer while others, including Taylor and Emily, are staying in an addition to the house the family built before the hurricane that survived.
By Associated Press | Posted by Prashasti Singh | New Orleans
UPDATED ON OCT 29, 2020 06:46 AM IST
Roads were flooded near the coast, where forecasters said Zeta made landfall around Terrebone Bay near Cocodrie, an unincorporated fishing village at the end of a highway with few if any full-time residents and a marine laboratory where a building was inundated.
By Press Trust of India | Posted by Karan Manral | New Orleans
UPDATED ON OCT 28, 2020 02:03 PM IST
Hurricane Zeta is expected to make landfall south of New Orleans, the largest city in Louisiana, Wednesday evening. It has weakened to a tropical storm, but is forecast to regain hurricane strength before making landfall.
By Asian News International | Posted by Kaleem Ullah Fasihi | Asian News International
UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2020 12:49 PM IST
The health department in Louisiana have linked two deaths to Hurricane Delta. It made landfall in Louisiana as a category 2 hurricane on Friday.
By Reuters | Posted by Prashasti Singh | Lake Charles, Louisiana
UPDATED ON OCT 11, 2020 09:00 AM IST
Delta made landfall near the town of Creole in Cameron Parish early Friday evening as a Category 2 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson scale, packing sustained winds of 100 miles per hour.
By Bloomberg | Posted by Prashasti Singh
PUBLISHED ON OCT 11, 2020 06:17 AM IST
Bristow Group Inc., which transports offshore crews to and from oil platforms and drilling ships by helicopter, had already returned 50 or 60 workers to various Gulf installations by early afternoon on Saturday.
By Press Trust of India | Posted by Kaleem Ullah Fasihi
UPDATED ON OCT 10, 2020 02:10 PM IST
Delta hit as a Category 2 hurricane, with top winds of 100 mph (155 kph) but rapidly grew weaker.
By Associated Press | Posted by Shivani Kumar | Lake Charles
UPDATED ON OCT 10, 2020 06:24 AM IST
The center of the hurricane made landfall about 6 p.m. near the town of Creole with top winds of 100 mph (155 kph), pushing a storm surge that could reach up to 11 feet (3.4 meters), the National Hurricane Center said.
By Associated Press| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi | Abbeville
PUBLISHED ON OCT 09, 2020 02:52 PM IST
Life wasn’t at a complete standstill though. A gas station was doing steady business as people filled their cars and spare gasoline cans and a grocery store served last customers stocking up.
UPDATED ON OCT 04, 2020 10:12 AM IST
By Associated Press | Posted by Arpan Rai | Houston
PUBLISHED ON SEP 21, 2020 04:34 PM IST
No longer expected to gain hurricane strength, forecasters also decreased estimated rainfall totals from Beta early Monday, saying in a US National Hurricane Center advisory that up to 15 inches of rain could fall in some areas.
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PUBLISHED ON AUG 29, 2020 08:49 AM IST
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By Reuters | Posted by Shivani Kumar | Louisiana, United States
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2020 05:43 PM IST
In Westlake, a chemical plant caught fire when hit by Laura, and the flames continued to send a chlorine-infused plume of smoke skyward nearly 24 hours after landfall.
By Associated Press| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal | Lake Charles
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2020 08:25 AM IST
A full assessment of the damage wrought by the Category 4 system was likely to take days. But despite a trail of demolished buildings, entire neighbourhoods left in ruins and more than 875,000 people without power, a sense of relief prevailed that Laura was not the annihilating menace forecasters had feared.
By Reuters | Posted by Shivani Kumar | Reuters
UPDATED ON AUG 27, 2020 11:31 PM IST
The hurricane’s first reported US fatality was a 14-year-old girl in Leesville, Louisiana, who died when a tree fell on her house, a spokeswoman for Governor John Bel Edwards said.
By hindustantimes.com| Edited by: Harshit Sabarwal | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 27, 2020 03:28 PM IST
Laura will be the seventh named storm to strike the United States in 2020 setting a new record for landfalls by the end of August.
By Associated Press | Posted by Prashasti Singh | Delcambre
UPDATED ON AUG 27, 2020 12:44 PM IST
Winds gusted above hurricane force to 127 mph (204 kph) while Laura’s northern eyewall moved onshore over Cameron Parish. Forecasters said even stronger winds were possible that could rip apart buildings, level trees and toss vehicles like toys.
By Associated Press | Posted by Prashasti Singh | Delcambre
PUBLISHED ON AUG 27, 2020 10:16 AM IST
Authorities implored coastal residents of Texas and Louisiana to evacuate, but not everyone did before howling winds began buffeting trees back and forth in an area that was devastated by Rita in 2005.
By Associated Press | Posted by Prashasti Singh | Lafayette
PUBLISHED ON AUG 23, 2020 10:49 AM IST
The shooting Friday night was captured on video, and the state ACLU condemned what it described as a “horrific and deadly incident of police violence against a Black person.”
By Associated Press | Posted by Arpan Rai
UPDATED ON AUG 03, 2020 07:11 PM IST
With a new school year beginning this week in some states, Dunn, like many other working parents, is struggling to balance her job with her child’s schoolwork as the coronavirus pandemic continues to cause upheaval around the country.
By Asian News International| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal | New Orleans
PUBLISHED ON JUN 08, 2020 11:19 AM IST
With maximum sustained winds near 50 mph, Cristobal is expected to move north at about 7 mph, the National Hurricane Center said.
By Associated Press | Posted by Niyati Singh | Bogalusa
UPDATED ON MAY 18, 2020 12:35 AM IST
The crowd was gathered in a vacant lot to remember Dominique James, who was missing for several days before being found dead May 8 inside his vehicle in woods by officers in a helicopter, investigators said.
By Yashwant Raj | Hindustan Times, Washington
UPDATED ON APR 05, 2020 11:32 PM IST
More than 8,500 Americans have died in the outbreak till Sunday morning, over 1,000 from the previous day; and the number of confirmed cases climbed to 3,12,000. New York, New Jersey, Michigan, Louisiana states remain the hardest hit, with New York City bearing the brunt of it.
By Yashwant Raj | Hindustan times, Washington
PUBLISHED ON NOV 17, 2019 09:41 PM IST
Democratic governor John Bel Edwards fended off Republican challenger Eddy Rispone , a businessman, winning 51% of the votes.
By Aarti Sethi | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2019 12:23 AM IST
From real zombies walking the streets to haunted hotspots galore, New Orleans is truly the place to be for those who love to be terrified!
By Agence France-Presse | Intracoastal city (US)
UPDATED ON JUL 14, 2019 08:44 AM IST
After briefly becoming the first hurricane of the Atlantic season, Barry was downgraded to a tropical storm after making landfall -- but it nevertheless packed a serious punch as it moved inland.
By Rupali Dean | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2019 11:47 AM IST
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By Associated Press | Associated Press, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
PUBLISHED ON MAR 31, 2018 09:02 AM IST
Baton Rouge Police Chief Murphy Paul announced officer Blane Salamoni’s firing less than a week after Louisiana’s attorney general ruled out criminal charges in Alton Sterling’s July 2016 shooting death.
By HT Correspondent | Press Trust of India, Dhabol
PUBLISHED ON MAR 30, 2018 05:38 PM IST
GAIL India has contracted 3.5 million tonnes per annum of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from US energy firm Cheniere Energy’s Sabine Pass liquefaction facility in Louisiana.