Hurricane Delta made landfall on the US Gulf coast on the evening of October 9, the National Hurricane Center said, roaring ashore as a Category 2 storm. Photo: AFP Hurricane Delta made landfall on the US Gulf coast on the evening of October 9, the National Hurricane Center said, roaring ashore as a Category 2 storm. Photo: AFP
Hurricane Delta made landfall on the US Gulf coast on the evening of October 9, the National Hurricane Center said, roaring ashore as a Category 2 storm. Photo: AFP

Hurricane Delta hits storm-battered US southern coast, with ‘life-threatening’ storm surge

  • The hurricane caused damage in Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula before making landfall in Louisiana, which was hit by a devastating storm two months ago
  • This is the 10th named storm of the year to make US landfall, which meteorologists say is a record

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Hurricane Delta made landfall on the US Gulf coast on the evening of October 9, the National Hurricane Center said, roaring ashore as a Category 2 storm. Photo: AFP Hurricane Delta made landfall on the US Gulf coast on the evening of October 9, the National Hurricane Center said, roaring ashore as a Category 2 storm. Photo: AFP
Hurricane Delta made landfall on the US Gulf coast on the evening of October 9, the National Hurricane Center said, roaring ashore as a Category 2 storm. Photo: AFP
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