Hurricane Laura loss assessments are being estimated in Louisiana and Texas. It hit the south coast of the United States with winds that exceeded 240 kilometers per hour. It is one of the strongest hurricanes ever to hit that region.
The wind storm was uprooting trees, tearing down roofs from buildings, breaking windows, knocking over campers. After this environmental disaster in Louisiana and Texas, more than 600,000 people were left without electricity. The hurricane is still heading deep into the US, Arkansas residents have received warnings about Laura. The good news is that the speed of the hurricane has decreased significantly and has been classified as a category 1 cyclone.