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Gustav sideswipes New Orleans

2008-09-02 03:25:50 GMT2008-09-02 11:25:50 (Beijing Time) China Daily

A street at a railroad crossing near the Inner Harbor Navigational Canal is flooded as Hurricane Gustav hits New Orleans, Louisiana September 1, 2008. The center of Hurricane Gustav came ashore as a Category 2 hurricane near Cocodrie, Louisiana, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Monday. [Agencies]

Water from the Industrial Canal flows over the flood wall in Ninth Ward of New Orleans, Louisiana September 1, 2008. The center of Hurricane Gustav came ashore as a Category 2 hurricane near Cocodrie, Louisiana, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Monday. [Agencies]

Water splashes over the Inner Harbor Navigational Canal as wind and rain from Hurricane Gustav pounds New Orleans, Louisiana September 1, 2008. The center of Hurricane Gustav came ashore as a Category 2 hurricane near Cocodrie, Louisiana, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Monday. [Agencies]

Water from the Industrial Canal flows over the flood wall in Ninth Ward of New Orleans, Louisiana on Monday, Sept. 1, 2008. The center of Hurricane Gustav came ashore as a Category 2 hurricane near Cocodrie, Louisiana, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Monday. [Agencies]

Waves crash against a stop sign on Beach Boulevard in Bay St. Louis, Miss. on Monday, Sept. 1, 2008, as Hurricane Gustav hits the Gulf Coast. [Agencies]

Waves crash against a stop sign on Beach Boulevard in Bay St. Louis, Miss. on Monday, Sept. 1, 2008, as Hurricane Gustav hits the Gulf Coast.

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