Slow pace of Isaac increases the risk of flooding

Hurricane Isaac flooded a coastal highway in the town of Gulfport, Mississippi. The slow pace of the storm is increasing the risk of further floods.

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Storm Isaac to be downgraded

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.