United States, Lake Charles: 14 were loss their life after Hurricane Laura hits to southern US states of Louisiana and Texas, news confirmed by local media and authorities. John Bel Edwards confirmed at least 10 deaths in their state because of carbon monoxide-producing portable generators indoors in the aftermath of the storm making landfall Thursday. 4 deaths caused by falling trees on their houses.
The situation was very critical in Louisiana. Many families spent their day without power on Friday, confirmed by the website Poweroutage.us.
On other side, Texas ended up being spread the fire of the hurricane, which has since weekend significantly. Few deaths were also reported due to unsafe carbon monoxide poisoning from generators.
President Donald Trump planned to visit to Louisiana and Texas on Saturday to look at damage from Hurricane Laura on a post-Republican National Convention trip that allowed him to use the trappings of his office to try to project empathy and leadership. He stops first in Louisiana and after visit Texas. President came 2 day’s after the Category four storm hit to Gulf Coast
President Donald Trump said
“I’m here to support the great people of Louisiana. It’s been a great state for me,” he said in Lake Charles. “It was a tremendously powerful storm.” He said he knows one thing about the state: “They rebuild it fast.”
Megan Davies is a reporter for White Pine Tribune. After graduating from the University of Toronto, Megan got an internship at the CBC News and worked as a reporter and editor. Megan has also worked as a reporter for Global Toronto. Megan covers economy and community events for White Pine Tribune.