Hurricane Laura slams into Louisiana

By Ernest Scheyder and Brad Brooks
Updated August 27 2020 - 12:26pm, first published 12:20pm
Residents of the US Gulf Coast are preparing for the arrival of Hurricane Laura.

Hurricane Laura has made landfall in southwestern Louisiana as one of the most powerful storms to hit the state, with forecasters warning it could push a massive wall of water 65km inland from the sea.

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