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Toxic chemicals have spilled into the air in Louisiana due to Hurricane Laura — but air monitors died, making the danger unmeasurable

Hurricane Laura devastated the city of Lake Charles, Louisiana, and led nearby chemical plants and refineries to release harmful emissions. The hurricane also knocked out the area’s air-quality monitors, making it hard to know how dangerous the air is. Chemical pollution has plagued Lake Charles residents for decades. Visit Insider’s […]
Toxic chemicals have spilled into the air in Louisiana due to Hurricane Laura — but air monitors died, making the danger unmeasurable
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People are flying virtual planes into Hurricane Laura in the latest version of the classic game ‘Microsoft Flight Simulator,’ which simulates real-world weather patterns

As Hurricane Laura touched down on the Gulf Coast, some players of “Microsoft Flight Simulator” took virtual planes directly through it to see how the weather pattern moved. Stunning images, captured by players, offer a fascinating look inside an active hurricane – albeit a simulated one. In reality, a wealth […]
People are flying virtual planes into Hurricane Laura in the latest version of the classic game ‘Microsoft Flight Simulator,’ which simulates real-world weather patterns