The News is breaking fast about Hurricane Katrina. Mom has been posting comments, about the the current developments. Follow the comments on this post for the latest on what is happening. Here are the current developments:
Read the comment section for the latest developments.
Bob,I am glued to the tv this morning. There are reports of major structural damage in downtown New Orleans and the pumps there are off. They hope to have them back up around 3 this afternoon. Gulfport,MS is getting slammed. They have a reporter who is out in it (crazy person) on Fox News. There are reports of a hotel that has collapsed in Harvey, MS with people trapped inside and reports of people trapped in attics with the bottom of their homes filled with water.
Just in, the Mississippi levee has broken at the French Quarter.
Correction, that is Harvey, LA where the hotel has collapsed. Also there are reports of boats being knocked into buildings in Gulfport, MS.There are reports of 911 calls of people trapped in buildings, but rescue people can't get to them right now.
100 Windows blown out in Hyatt Regency New Orleans.Lake Pontchartrain Levee breaks in East New Orleans.
Photo credit: NOAA