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Hurricane Laura slams into Louisiana, National Weather Service warns of ‘unsurvivable’ storm surge – 7NEWS.com.au

Forecasters are warning the hurricane could push a massive wall of water 65km inland from the sea.

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Hurricane Laura has made landfall in southwestern Louisiana as one of the most powerful storms to hit the state, with forecasters warning it could push a massive wall of water 65km inland from the sea.
Laura made landfall just before 1am local time on Thursday as a Category 4 storm packing winds of 240km/h in the small town of Cameron, Louisiana, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said.
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It rapidly weakened to a Category 2 storm on Thursday morning with maximum sustained…

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