This satellite image shows Tropical Storm Laura moving over Haiti and the Dominican Republic in the Caribbean as a second storm, named Marco (upper left), moves into the Gulf coast on Sunday. Image: RAMMB/NOAA via AFP
This satellite image shows Tropical Storm Laura moving over Haiti and the Dominican Republic in the Caribbean as a second storm, named Marco (upper left), moves into the Gulf coast on Sunday. Image: RAMMB/NOAA via AFP

US Gulf coast braces for hurricane double hit

  • Tropical Storm Marco reaches hurricane strength and is forecast to make landfall on Monday
  • Tropical Storm Laura already lashing northern Caribbean, with state of emergency declared in Puerto Rico

This satellite image shows Tropical Storm Laura moving over Haiti and the Dominican Republic in the Caribbean as a second storm, named Marco (upper left), moves into the Gulf coast on Sunday. Image: RAMMB/NOAA via AFP
This satellite image shows Tropical Storm Laura moving over Haiti and the Dominican Republic in the Caribbean as a second storm, named Marco (upper left), moves into the Gulf coast on Sunday. Image: RAMMB/NOAA via AFP
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