Updated: added a couple more videos
Hurricane Gustav has already swept across the Caribbean killing over 80 people in Haiti, Jamaica and the Dominican Republic. Now the storm has swelled to a Category 4 storm and the US National Hurricane Centre says it could become a Category 5.
Hurricane Gustav is currently lashing Cuba and forecasters say it will cross the Gulf of Mexico and hit central Louisiana on Tuesday with the same force as Hurricane Katrina, exactly three years ago.
Al Jazeera’s Tom Ackerman reports.
Gustav heads for the US – 30 Aug 2008
Hurricane Gustav is in the Gulf of Mexico and heading somewhere between East Texas and Mississippi.
Meanwhile, Residents in New Orleans where Al Jazeera’s Clayton Swisher reports on a mandatory evacuation order that has come into force.
Gustav belts down on the US – 31 Aug 2008
Hurricane Gustav is moving through the Gulf of Mexico towards the United States.
Al Jazeera’s Cath Turner reports on the powerful storm which is expected to hit the Gulf coast where millions of people are preparing for the worst.