- The US Army says it expects to remain on high alert in New Orleans for the next 12 to 24 hours
- A pumping station which briefly stopped working is now functioning again
- The system was given extensive repairs following catastrophic failures when Katrina hit in 2005
Tropical storm Isaac is forecast to become a tropical depression by the National Hurricane Centre later today. The Mayor of New Orleans has enforced a dawn-to-dusk curfew as Isaac continues to lash the city.