Gulf of Mexico by satellite (1st Sep 2008)
The Caribbean by satellite (1st Sept 2008)
Atlantic Ocean by satellite (31st Aug 2008)
One of the first bands of wind and rain from Hurricane Gustav arrive in New Orleans, Louisiana. Torrential rain and winds from Hurricane Gustav lashed the US Gulf coast early Monday after nearly two million people fled the killer storm.
Police cars patrol Canal Street as one of the first bands of wind and rain from Hurricane Gustav arrive in New Orleans, Louisiana. Torrential rain and winds from Gustav lashed the US Gulf coast early Monday (1st Sep) after nearly two million people fled the killer storm.
Interstate 10 sits empty and quite after residents evacuated the metro area in anticipation of Hurricane Gustav making landfall in New Orleans, Louisiana August 31, 2008. Tens of thousands of people in New Orleans and the U.S. Gulf Coast fled their homes on Sunday as Hurricane Gustav moved within 24 hours of striking land, possibly with a weaker punch than 2005's Hurricane Katrina.
Clouds build just west of New Orleans at the intersection of interstates 10 and 301, which are deserted after the evacuation of the city, prior to the arrival of Hurricane Gustav August 31, 2008.
A Louisiana police car patrols a deserted downtown, next to the 25-foot tall concrete levee that keeps the Atchafalaya River out of the city, in Morgan City August 31, 2008. Nearly 2 million people fled the Louisiana coast on Sunday as Hurricane Gustav moved within hours of striking land, possibly with a weaker punch than 2005's devastating Hurricane Katrina.
Electronic billboard flashes the current status of incoming hurricane Gustav in Biloxi, Miss., along US Highway 90 on Sunday Aug. 31, 2008. With Hurricane Gustav churning in the Gulf of Mexico, tens of thousands of south Mississippi residents fled northward Sunday and the ones who stayed behind hunkered down and hoped for the best.