2 weeks Hurricane ‘Delta’ batters Louisiana Manilatimes |World
LAKE CHARLES: Ripping tarps from already damaged roofs and scattering debris piled by roadsides, Hurricane “Delta” inflicted a new round of destruction on Louisiana as it struck communities still reeling after Hurricane “Laura” took a similar path just six weeks earlier. When Delta came ashore on Friday (Saturday in Manila) as a Category 2 hurricane, almost all homes and buildings in Lake Charles still bore battered roofs and other damage from Laura. Piles of moldy mattresses, sawed-up trees and other debris still lined the streets. Mayor Nic Hunter said tarps were flying off homes across the city. ... more