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 AFPThis 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

Topic |   Extreme weather
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 AFPThis 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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