Large tornado hits New Orleans, causing extensive damage, Louisiana

Large tornado hits New Orleans, causing extensive damage, Louisiana

A destructive wedge tornado ripped through parts of New Orleans, Louisiana Tuesday night, March 22, 2022, causing extensive damage, killing at least one person, and leaving several others injured. This raised the number of fatalities related to the severe weather…

Hurricane “Ida” among the costliest for oil production since 2005

Hurricane “Ida” among the costliest for oil production since 2005

Gulf of Mexico oil producers are still struggling to restart operations after the devastating impact made by Category 4 Hurricane "Ida" on August 29, 2021. With Port Fourchon still in 'Recovery Phase' and the majority of the region's offshore…

More than 1 million homes and businesses remain without power, Louisiana

More than 1 million homes and businesses remain without power, Louisiana

More than 1 million homes and businesses in southern Louisiana remain without power after Hurricane "Ida" caused 'catastrophic' damage to the power grid over the weekend.1 Ida is the second most intense hurricane on record to hit Louisiana, only…

Severe storms lash Texas and Louisiana, flood emergency declared

Severe storms lash Texas and Louisiana, flood emergency declared

Severe storms lashed parts of Texas and Louisiana over the past days, prompting the National Weather Service (NWS) to declare a flash flood emergency. Widespread flooding was reported throughout Lake Charles, which saw its third wettest day on record on Monday, May…

Damaging tornado hits uptown New Orleans, Louisiana

Damaging tornado hits uptown New Orleans, Louisiana

A damaging tornado swept through uptown New Orleans, Louisiana early Wednesday morning (LT), May 12, 2021, as severe thunderstorms rolled over the area. This was the only tornado in the U.S. on May 11, the first to hit New Orleans since July 2019 and the 10th since…