Storm punishes gulf coast region
Published on August 27th, 2020
(August 27, 2020) – Hurricane Laura struck Louisiana as one of the most powerful storms in U.S. history, leaving widespread destruction across the state with at least six people were killed. Making landfall at 1 a.m. near Cameron with winds up to 150 miles per hour, the storm cut a huge swath of devastation as it moved inland, leaving nearly a million households in Texas and Louisiana without power. Live updates.