Saturday, August 30, 2008

Hurricane Gustav update -- a selection of stories

New Orleans scrambles to evacuate ahead of Gustav
AFP - 20 minutes ago
NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana (AFP) — Desperate to avoid a repeat of the 2005 Katrina catastrophe, New Orleans began mandatory evacuations Saturday as another ...
US more prepared for Gustav, than Katrina-FEMA
Reuters UK, UK - 39 minutes ago
By Ayesha Rascoe WASHINGTON, Aug 30 (Reuters) - Facing its first major storm since 2005, the US emergency management agency said on Saturday it is better ...
Forecasters struggle with hurricane predictions
The Associated Press - 40 minutes ago
MIAMI (AP) — When a hurricane like Gustav forms, people often have two questions for forecasters: Will it hit me? And how strong will it be? ...
Hurricane watch issued for Gulf Coast of US
Houston Chronicle, United States - 41 minutes ago
© 2008 AP NEW ORLEANS — The National Hurricane Center has issued a hurricane watch for Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and part of Texas. ...

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