Residents of New Orleans are 'hunkering down' for Hurricane Isaac to pass through their city. Some say they are feeling anxious and emotional, and reported that many of their neighbours have evacuated.
Others say they are not feeling so nervous, as the storm is a category 1 hurricane, and have taken to the pub.
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.