Drone footage shows the devastation left behind in the wake of hurricanes Delta and Laura that battered the Gulf Coast in short succession.
Drone footage shows the devastation in the wake of hurricanes Delta and Laura
Hurricane Delta made landfall near the coastal town of Creole last Friday with winds topping 100 mph. The hurricane hit the gulf coast only weeks after Hurricane Laura, and claimed two lives and left 370,000 people without power.
Drone footage shows the homes that were destroyed by Hurricane Laura and that are now flooded by Hurricane Delta.
Homes are surrounded by water as Hurricane Delta caused severe flooding in Iowa, Louisiana.
An 86-year-old man from St. Martin Parish died while refueling his power generator which burst into flames. It seems that the man had not allowed the generator to cool off before refueling, said Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards on Sunday.
A home ripped off its foundation in Cameron, Louisiana.
Dakota Pierce, a 19-year-old from Illinois died in Destin, Florida on Sunday after she got caught in a rip current in the strong waves that were caused by Delta, according to officials, reports the Daily Mail.
A damaged home in Cameron, Louisiana.
Drone footage shows multiple buildings destroyed by Hurricanes Delta and Laura in Cameron, Louisiana.
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