Hurricane Delta is expected to make landfall on Friday evening in southwest Louisiana, an area still recovering from another devastating storm, Laura, about six weeks ago. Delta is currently at Category-3 strength with top winds of 120 mph (195 kph). Even if it drops to a still-dangerous Cat-2, it could bring a huge storm surge, the National Hurricane Center said on Friday. It’s the latest major storm in the second-most active Atlantic season on record, marked by rapidly-intensifying hurricanes in which scientists indicate the fingerprint of the climate crisis.
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