Hurricane Delta
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Hurricane Ida’s thrashing left homes in mangled heaps across southeastern Louisiana, but in an uncomfortable twist, the storm might have been a boon to southwestern parishes still struggling to recover from last year’s Hurricane Laura.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Federal Emergency Management Agency will soon be charging rent to about 1,750 households displaced by Louisiana’s 2020 hurricanes and still living in mobile homes and similar housing provided by the agency.
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Southwest Louisiana leaders say the disaster assistance approved by Congress will be too little to solve the lingering housing crisis and other needs caused by Hurricane Laura, which struck the region more than a year ago.
LEONA VICARIO, Mexico (AP) — As the dangerous Hurricane Delta closed in on Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, Ricardo Pimentel opened his home — to about 300 dogs.
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Back-to-back hurricanes in the space of six weeks left parts of Louisiana blanketed Sunday with tarpaulins, mangled metal and downed power lines — but not necessarily despair.
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — The day after Hurricane Delta blew through besieged southern Louisiana, residents started the routine again: dodging overturned cars, trudging through knee-deep water to flooded homes with ruined floors and no power, and pledging to rebuild after the storm.
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — 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.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Delta (all times CDT):

9:45 p.m.

Forecasters say Delta remains barely a hurricane with top sustained winds of 75 mph (120 kph).
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Delta (all times CDT):

10 p.m.

MIAMI — Hurricane Delta has gotten stronger as it marches toward the U.S.
Hurricane Delta, gaining strength as it bears down on the U.S. Gulf Coast, is the latest and nastiest in a recent flurry of rapidly intensifying Atlantic hurricanes that scientists largely blame on global warming.
MORGAN CITY, La. (AP) — For the sixth time in the Atlantic hurricane season, people in Louisiana are once more fleeing the state’s barrier islands and sailing boats to safe harbor while emergency officials ramp up command centers and consider ordering evacuations.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Delta (all times CDT):

10 p.m.

A hurricane warning has been issued for a stretch of the northern U.S.
CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — Hurricane Delta emerged into the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday and headed toward Louisiana after making landfall just south of the Mexican resort of Cancun, toppling trees and cutting power to residents of the Yucatan peninsula’s resort-studded coast.
CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — Hurricane Delta rapidly intensified into a dangerous Category 4 storm Tuesday while on a course to hammer Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula and then continue on to the U.S.
GULF SHORES, Ala. (AP) — Alabama beach communities that are still recovering from Hurricane Sally warned residents Tuesday to get ready for rapidly strengthening Hurricane Delta, which is forecast to hit the Gulf Coast later this week.