Laura is classified as a Category 4 hurricane
Laura has just made landfall as it hits near Cameron, Louisiana. It is one of the most powerful storms ever to hit the state, according to the NHC. Peak wind speeds are reported to be around 150 mph and it is going to be a devastating one to watch for the oil industry.
- Laura grows into Category 4 hurricane as it approaches coast
- Oil climbs to post-pandemic high as Laura intensifies
- Laura expected to make landfall in about 12 hours as Category 4 hurricane
- US Hurricane Laura - on track to surpass Hurricane Katrina in 2005
- Hurricane Laura storm surge will unleash an unsurvivable tsunami of destruction