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How climate change helped make Hurricane Ida one of Louisiana’s worst

Hurricane Ida

From its birth, the storm was destined to become a monster. Floodwater slowly recedes in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida in Lafitte, Louisiana. Photo credit: AP It formed from air that was hot, moist and thick with clouds. It incubated in the sultry Gulf of Mexico, drawing power from water that was unusually warm. By the time Hurricane Ida made landfall in ...

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Oil drifts down as U.S. producers, refiners avoid worst of storm

Hurricane Laura

Oil prices fell on Friday, August 28, 2020 as a massive storm raced inland past the heart of the U.S. oil industry in Louisiana and Texas without causing any widespread damage to refineries. A damaged home is seen after Hurricane Laura passed through the area on August 27, 2020 in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Photo credit: Getty Images U.S. West Texas ...

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Louisiana floods: Worst U.S. disaster since Sandy

John Booth

The death toll from Louisiana’s flooding has risen to 11, as thousands of volunteers are rushing to assist the state stricken by what American Red Cross officials called the U.S.’s worst national disaster since Superstorm Sandy. More than 40,000 homes have been hit by the water, and 30,000 people been rescued. Nearly 8,000 people still remain in emergency shelters, as ...

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