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An aerial shot shows widespread destruction caused by Cyclone Kenneth when it struck Ibo island north of Pemba city in Mozambique, Wednesday, May, 1, 2019. The government has said more than 40 people have died after the cyclone made landfall on Thursday, and the humanitarian situation in Pemba and other areas is dire. More than 22 inches (55 centimeters) of rain have fallen in Pemba since Kenneth arrived just six weeks after Cyclone Idai tore into central Mozambique. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
May 02, 2019 - 2:33 pm
IBO ISLAND, Mozambique (AP) — Cyclone Kenneth in northern Mozambique ripped the island of Ibo apart. Nearly a week after the storm roared in, Associated Press journalists found widespread devastation. The aerial approach to the island showed communities flattened. The overwhelming majority of homes...
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Humid air is blowing into Southeast Louisiana. "More muggy weather is greeting us," noted WWL-TV Meteorologist Dave Nussbaum. He say it is thanks to a "Bermuda High" parked off the U.S. East Coast near Bermuda. "This will continue to usher in warm and humid air over the New Orleans area today and...
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A woman shows one of her feet after walking in the mud near a site where two houses were crushed by the collapse of a massive, sprawling dumpsite that hit just after midnight when rains poured in Pemba city on the northeastern coast of Mozambique, Monday, April, 29, 2019. Mozambique's government says the death toll from last week's Cyclone Kenneth has jumped to 38 as flooding continues. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
April 29, 2019 - 11:26 am
PEMBA, Mozambique (AP) — More rain is forecast for northern Mozambique, where the death toll from Cyclone Kenneth jumped to 38, as flooding and pounding rains hampered efforts to deliver aid to badly hit communities several days after the storm. More flooding is expected in the northeastern port...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
April 29, 2019 - 6:39 am
As we head into May this week, we also get more humidity building into the forecast. "Today will be pretty pleasant with partly cloudy skies as southerly winds return to the area. It will be warm and a little more humid with high temperatures in the mid 80s," WWL-TV Meteorologist Dave Nussbaum said...
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April 28, 2019 - 8:30 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Winners of the 2017 Texas Associated Press Broadcasters contest were announced April 21 in Austin. Thirty-seven TV stations and eleven radio stations submitted 789 entries in the contest. A list of winners can be found at: http://discover.ap.org/contests/texas-broadcast . The...
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In this photo provided by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), badly damaged communities are seen from an aerial view, in Macomia district, Mozambique, on Saturday, April 27, 2019. Authorities have urged many residents to seek higher ground in the wake of Cyclone Kenneth as rain lashes the region. (Saviano Abreu/OCHA via AP)
April 27, 2019 - 3:00 pm
PEMBA, Mozambique (AP) — Mozambique's government urged many people to immediately seek higher ground on Saturday in the wake of Cyclone Kenneth, fearing flooding and mudslides in the days ahead as heavy rain lashed the region. At least five people were killed, the government said. Mozambique's...
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Scott Stallings, left, and Trey Mullinax wait for their turn to putt during the first round of the PGA Zurich Classic golf tournament at TPC Louisiana in Avondale, La., Thursday, April 25, 2019. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
April 25, 2019 - 8:44 pm
AVONDALE, La. (AP) — Scott Stallings and Trey Mullinax shot a best-ball 11-under 61 to top the Zurich Classic leaderboard after a weather delay longer than seven hours prevented half of the 80 teams from even teeing off Thursday. Stallings and Mullinax, who started on the back nine, birdied their...
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Chris Miller
April 25, 2019 - 2:58 pm
The National Weather Service has cancelled the tornado watch for the New Orleans area. Skies are already clearing to the west as the rain and bad weather moves eastward. "We're seeing them come to an end from the west to the east," said WWL-TV meteorologist Alexandra Cranford. She says once the...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
April 25, 2019 - 6:37 am
Nasty weather is raking across Louisiana and could cause trouble in the New Orleans area. "Some storms will move through ahead of a squall line across the Northshore to Baton Rouge," WWL-TV Meteorologist Dave Nussbaum explained. "They will spread south into metro New Orleans around midday." Click...
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Jim Hanzo
April 24, 2019 - 9:35 pm
The first day of Jazz Fest and the Zurich Classic looks wet. But after that it looks great, it really does," said WWL-TV meteorologist Alexandra Cranford. "There is a slight risk for severe weather for all of our area tomorrow." Those storms seem to possibly roll in earlier than expected and that...
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