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Emily and Taylor Pascale exchange wedding vows outside the home of Taylor's parents, in Grand Lake, La., which was heavily damaged from Hurricanes Laura and Delta.(AP)

Louisiana couple ties the knot amid hurricane destruction and pandemic woes

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.
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A few trees were down, and one that fell across utility lines sparked a bright orange flash. Officials said a person was hospitalized with minor injuries after a structure collapsed, but further details weren’t available.(AP photo)
A few trees were down, and one that fell across utility lines sparked a bright orange flash. Officials said a person was hospitalized with minor injuries after a structure collapsed, but further details weren’t available.(AP photo)

Hurricane Zeta hits Louisiana with flooding, power outages

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.
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A billboard lays on the ground, toppled by Hurricane Zeta in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. Zeta is leaving Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula on a path that could hit New Orleans Wednesday night. (AP Photo/Tomas Stargardter)
A billboard lays on the ground, toppled by Hurricane Zeta in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. Zeta is leaving Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula on a path that could hit New Orleans Wednesday night. (AP Photo/Tomas Stargardter)

Louisiana braces for third hurricane strike this year as ‘Zeta’ approaches

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.
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A person surveys damage to a neighbourhood after Hurricane Delta made landfall in Holly Beach, Louisiana on October 11.(Bloomberg)
A person surveys damage to a neighbourhood after Hurricane Delta made landfall in Holly Beach, Louisiana on October 11.(Bloomberg)

Hurricane Delta leaves two dead in Louisiana

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.
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Residents drive through floodwaters after Hurricane Delta made landfall in Creole, Louisiana, US(Bloomberg photo)
Residents drive through floodwaters after Hurricane Delta made landfall in Creole, Louisiana, US(Bloomberg photo)

Hurricane Delta leaves Louisianans reeling and out of power, as the clean-up begins

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.
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Trucks are seen in a flooded lot after Hurricane Delta, in Lake Charles, Louisiana, US(Reuters image)
Trucks are seen in a flooded lot after Hurricane Delta, in Lake Charles, Louisiana, US(Reuters image)

Oil explorers get back to work after hurricane Delta rakes Louisiana

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.
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A man returns to his vehicle after checking road conditions during heavy rainfall ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Delta in Lake Charles, Louisiana, US.(Reuters)
A man returns to his vehicle after checking road conditions during heavy rainfall ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Delta in Lake Charles, Louisiana, US.(Reuters)

With whipping winds, Delta drenches Louisiana, Mississippi

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.
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As the 10th named storm to strike the continental US this year, Delta’s arrival snapped a century-old record.(AP)
As the 10th named storm to strike the continental US this year, Delta’s arrival snapped a century-old record.(AP)

Hurricane Delta makes landfall in southwestern Louisiana

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.
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Debris of a van caused by Hurricane Laura less than 6 weeks ago is seen on the street a day before upcoming Hurricane Delta in Lake Charles, Louisiana.(AFP)
Debris of a van caused by Hurricane Laura less than 6 weeks ago is seen on the street a day before upcoming Hurricane Delta in Lake Charles, Louisiana.(AFP)

Battered Louisiana coast braces for 1 more: Hurricane Delta

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.
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Steve and Linda Buser of Beaumont check out the rough surf on the beach near the intersection of Highway 124 and Highway 87 on the Bolivar Peninsula, Texas.(AP)
Steve and Linda Buser of Beaumont check out the rough surf on the beach near the intersection of Highway 124 and Highway 87 on the Bolivar Peninsula, Texas.(AP)

Tropical Storm Beta forecast to make landfall Monday

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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For the past few days, Covid-19 cases in Dharavi are being reported in single digits daily, with a few exceptions.(ANI file photo)
For the past few days, Covid-19 cases in Dharavi are being reported in single digits daily, with a few exceptions.(ANI file photo)

News updates from Hindustan Times: Covid-19 curve flattening in Dharavi while cases are doubling in Mahim and Dadar and all the latest news

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 29, 2020 08:49 AM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
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Homes lie destroyed and immersed in water in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura near Hackberry, Louisiana, US.(Reuters)
Homes lie destroyed and immersed in water in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura near Hackberry, Louisiana, US.(Reuters)

6 killed as hurricane Laura slams Louisiana

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.
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Southland Field airport is seen in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura in Sulphur, Louisiana on August 27, 2020.(Reuters Photo)
Southland Field airport is seen in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura in Sulphur, Louisiana on August 27, 2020.(Reuters Photo)

Hurricane Laura thrashes Louisiana, but damage is less than predicted

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.
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A Louisiana National Guard humble drives past utility poles damaged after Hurricane Laura made landfall in Lake Charles, Louisiana, US.(Bloomberg)
A Louisiana National Guard humble drives past utility poles damaged after Hurricane Laura made landfall in Lake Charles, Louisiana, US.(Bloomberg)

Hurricane Laura slams southwestern Louisiana, gutting buildings and killing at least one

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.
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Authorities urged coastal residents of Louisiana and Texas to evacuate.(Bloomberg Photo.)
Authorities urged coastal residents of Louisiana and Texas to evacuate.(Bloomberg Photo.)

As Laura makes landfall in Louisiana, a look at other tropical storms heading towards Mexico

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.
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Waves crash ashore as outer bands from Hurricane Laura begin to hit the coast(AP)
Waves crash ashore as outer bands from Hurricane Laura begin to hit the coast(AP)

Hurricane Laura makes landfall in southwestern Louisiana near Texas

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.
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Hurricane-force winds extending 60 miles (95 kilometers) from the storm’s center neared the coast, forecasters said, and bands of heavy rain fell 30 miles (48 kilometers) from the beach in Lake Charles.(AP Photo)
Hurricane-force winds extending 60 miles (95 kilometers) from the storm’s center neared the coast, forecasters said, and bands of heavy rain fell 30 miles (48 kilometers) from the beach in Lake Charles.(AP Photo)

Hurricane Laura moves toward landfall in southwestern Louisiana

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.
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Pellerin’s death prompted a crowd of protesters to gather Saturday and demonstrate against the latest fatal police shooting.(AP photo)
Pellerin’s death prompted a crowd of protesters to gather Saturday and demonstrate against the latest fatal police shooting.(AP photo)

Police shoot, kill Black man outside store in Louisiana

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.”
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A notice prohibiting students with fever, cough and cold from entering school is displayed at SISB Pcl's school in Bangkok, Thailand.(Bloomberg)
A notice prohibiting students with fever, cough and cold from entering school is displayed at SISB Pcl's school in Bangkok, Thailand.(Bloomberg)

Parents struggle as schools reopen amid coronavirus surge

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.
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Life-threatening storm surges could occur in parts of Mississippi and Louisiana. Storm surges occur when rising water moves inland from the coast, potentially causing injury and damage to property.(AP Photo)
Life-threatening storm surges could occur in parts of Mississippi and Louisiana. Storm surges occur when rising water moves inland from the coast, potentially causing injury and damage to property.(AP Photo)

Tropical Storm Cristobal makes landfall along southeast Louisiana

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.
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No one was killed, but one person was in critical condition after the 9:15 p.m. shooting in Bogalusa, police said.(File photo)
No one was killed, but one person was in critical condition after the 9:15 p.m. shooting in Bogalusa, police said.(File photo)

13 hurt in Louisiana memorial service shooting, no casualty

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.
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The grim warning came amidst projections that New York, Louisiana and Detroit in Michigan, the three hotspot regions with the highest incidence of cases, will be hitting their peaks together in six to seven days.(REUTERS PHOTO.)
The grim warning came amidst projections that New York, Louisiana and Detroit in Michigan, the three hotspot regions with the highest incidence of cases, will be hitting their peaks together in six to seven days.(REUTERS PHOTO.)

US President Trump warns of ‘toughest week’ with a ‘lot of death’

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.
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In a setback for US President Donald Trump, Republicans failed Saturday night to deny Louisiana’s Democratic governor a second term(REUTERS)
In a setback for US President Donald Trump, Republicans failed Saturday night to deny Louisiana’s Democratic governor a second term(REUTERS)

Another poll setback for Trump-led Republicans; president in ‘great’ health

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.
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The French Quarter in New Orleans is known to be haunted(Aarti Sethi)
The French Quarter in New Orleans is known to be haunted(Aarti Sethi)

Brunch Travel: Halloween in New Orleans!

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!
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Storm water surges near Lake Pontchartrain, after Tropical Storm Barry makes landfall in Lewisburg, Louisiana U.S.(Bloomberg)
Storm water surges near Lake Pontchartrain, after Tropical Storm Barry makes landfall in Lewisburg, Louisiana U.S.(Bloomberg)

Tropical storm Barry pelts Louisiana with heavy rain, millions brace for flooding

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.
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Tagine, a Moroccan dish named after the earthen tagine pot(Shutterstock)
Tagine, a Moroccan dish named after the earthen tagine pot(Shutterstock)

Travel: Around the world in eight plates

By Rupali Dean | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2019 11:47 AM IST
Skip souvenirs and bring back recipes from world travels. Here are eight cooking experiences that’ll take you back to your holiday in just one bite.
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Internal Investigator of the Baton Rouge Police Department Myron Daniels gives remarks at the Baton Rouge Police Station regarding the officers who shot Alton Sterling in 2016 on March 30, 2018.(AFP Photo)
Internal Investigator of the Baton Rouge Police Department Myron Daniels gives remarks at the Baton Rouge Police Station regarding the officers who shot Alton Sterling in 2016 on March 30, 2018.(AFP Photo)

1 Baton Rouge officer fired, 1 suspended in deadly shooting

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.
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A liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker is tugged towards a thermal power station in Futtsu, east of Tokyo, Japan.(Reuters File Photo)
A liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker is tugged towards a thermal power station in Futtsu, east of Tokyo, Japan.(Reuters File Photo)

India receives maiden US LNG shipment at Dabhol

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.
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