The American authorities announced the death of 14 people as a result of Hurricane “Laura” that struck areas in the states of Louisiana and Texas in the south of the United States, and Louisiana Governor John Bill Edwards said, “It is clear that we have not suffered, nor have we faced the absolute catastrophic devastation that we thought would happen based on weather forecast Issued. “
He confirmed the death of at least 10 people in his state, half of whom were poisoned by carbon monoxide poisoning from electrical generators used inside homes after the hurricane hit land.
Hurricane “Laura” had reached the coast of Louisiana, USA, after it intensified to become a fourth-degree, accompanied by winds of 240 km per hour, according to the National Hurricane Center.
Meteorologists said that 15 years after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, Laura could be included in the list of the 13 most severe storms to hit the United States.