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Wednesday, August 31, 2005

Disaster in New Orleans

Looks as bad as the worst predictions.

More at local TV station WWLTV.

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Posted by Antarctic Lemur | 8/31/2005 03:21:00 pm


Blogger Keith said...

Believe it or not--A major U.S. city has been almost destroyed and the NZ Herald online has NOTHING, not a mention, not one tiny peep about it.
I can't make up my mind whether it's amusing or disgusting.

8/31/2005 05:27:00 pm  
Blogger fm said...

Bloody hell. I've driven under that expressway and it must be 30 foot high. And you wouldn't say New Orleans is hilly. This is major, major damage.

8/31/2005 05:44:00 pm  
Blogger Antarctic Lemur said...

Damage estimated at $US25 billion across affected counties. And thats before the expected rise in floodwaters this evening, now that the levees are failing.

8/31/2005 05:50:00 pm  
Blogger Lucia Maria said...

That's just incredible. The Dominion Post had the disaster both as front page news and front page on the world section.

8/31/2005 06:10:00 pm  
Blogger Antarctic Lemur said...

The Herald online isn't representative of the paper Herald. Different editors, more recent content tends to bump older content unless they create a special feature panel.

8/31/2005 06:28:00 pm  
Blogger Bernard Woolley said...

Herald Katrina content

8/31/2005 06:33:00 pm  

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