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Issac: 60,000 people ordered to evacuate following dam breach


An immediate mass evacuation has been ordered in Louisiana's Tangipahoa Parish after the tropical storm Isaac threatened to damage a dam on Louisiana-Mississippi border, threatening about 60,000 peopl

Issac makes landfall in Louisiana; Gulf Coast braces


Hurricane Isaac made landfall in southeast Louisiana in the US late on Tuesday as Gulf Coast residents hunkered down behind boarded-up windows with stockpiles of food and water, and wind-driven rain l

Obama issues Tropical Storm Isaac warning


US President Barack Obama Tuesday warned of significant damage and flooding from Tropical Storm Isaac, telling people in its path to take the 'big storm' seriously and follow directions.

"I want to e

Isaac reaches hurricane strength: Hurricane center


Isaac reached hurricane strength on Tuesday with maximum wind speeds of 75 miles (120 kilometers) as it bore down on the northern US Gulf Coast, the National Hurricane Center said.

"Reports from an a

Storm lashes Florida, delaying Republican convention


Tropical Storm Isaac lashed southern Florida Sunday and was expected to become a hurricane after forcing a one-day delay to the main events of the US Republican convention.

With winds reaching 65 mil

Tropical Storm Isaac hammers Haiti, targets Florida


Tropical Storm Isaac battered impoverished Haiti Saturday, leaving at least two people dead, as southern Florida braced for a possible hurricane during the Republican convention.

With winds of up to

Tropical Storm Isaac on course to strike Haiti


Tropical Storm Isaac gained strength Friday as it roared towards Haiti, where it was to make landfall later in the day, threatening survivors of a devastating 2010 earthquake.

Rains had already begun

Philippines storm brings more floods, landslides


Two people were killed as another tropical storm swept across the Philippines on Wednesday, triggering landslides in the mountainous north and dumping more heavy rain on the flood-battered capital.


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