Hurricane Isaac makes the Gulf Coast of the US

1. Hurricane Isaac is seen making landfall on the Gulf Coast of the US in this August 29, 2012 satellite image courtesy of NASA

Hurricane Isaac makes the Gulf Coast of the US

2. Research students from the the University of Alabama measure wind speeds as Hurricane Isaac makes landfall in New Orleans

Hurricane Isaac makes the Gulf Coast of the US

3. A portable toilet floats on a flooded street in New Orleans

Hurricane Isaac makes the Gulf Coast of the US

4. An uprooted tree rests on the roof of a house in New Orleans

Hurricane Isaac makes the Gulf Coast of the US

5. Isaac’s storm surge overcomes the seawall and floods South Beach Boulevard in Waveland, Mississippi

Hurricane Isaac makes the Gulf Coast of the US

6. The storm surge floods parts of Waveland, Mississippi

Hurricane Isaac makes the Gulf Coast of the US

7. A fallen tree lies on power lines in New Orleans

Hurricane Isaac makes the Gulf Coast of the US

8. An uprooted tree lies across Poydras Street in New Orlean

Hurricane Isaac makes the Gulf Coast of the US

9. People and a dog who were rescued from their flooded homes are loaded into a Louisiana National Guard truck, after Hurricane Isaac made landfall.

Hurricane Isaac makes the Gulf Coast of the US

10. A sign for ‘Sunken Gardens’ is partially submerged in New Orleans

Hurricane Isaac makes the Gulf Coast of the US