29 Aug '12, 2pm

Hurricane Isaac lashes New Orleans, exactly 7 years after Katrina devastated the city

Hurricane Isaac lashes New Orleans, exactly 7 years after Katrina devastated the city

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Hurricane Isaac lashed New Orleans as it approached the storied city on Wednesday morning exactly seven years after the devastating Katrina, knocking out power to hundreds of thousands and pushing flood waters over a levee in a rural area where authorities said some people may be trapped. The US National Hurricane Center warned that dangerous storm surges and flooding threats from heavy rain were expected to last into the night as Isaac crawled from the Gulf Coast over Louisiana. The storm killed 24 in Haiti and five in the Dominican Republic over the weekend. The director of the US National Hurricane Center, Rick Knabb, reminded people that the first half of Isaac hadn't moved through the area yet, and the region could see another day of the storm. The full picture of the hurricane's damage was not yet clear. "It's going to be frustrating," the administ...

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