New Orleans residents are preparing for tropical storm Isaac as it moves closer to the city that is still trying to recover from Hurricane Katrina.
Seven years ago tomorrow, Katrina swept through New Orleans killing more than 1,800 people and causing billions of dollars of damage.
A dusk-to-dawn curfew is in force in New Orleans tonight after Hurricane Isaac brought flooding and stranded dozens of people.
With mean winds of 80mph and higher gusts, flooding is the biggest threat as Hurricane Isaac pushes up through Louisiana.
New Orleans has been left with localised flooding and 70% of people are without power as Hurricane Isaac passes up Louisiana.