Conservationists in the UK are warning that important sand dune habitats are being severely impacted by changing weather patterns and more intense storms. In some parts of the country, coastal erosion is so bad that more than 65 feet of coastline are expected to disappear in the next two decades. Salma Abdelaziz reports. [Source]
A potentially historic flood event is taking shape across Charleston Harbor, South Carolina, and portions of coastal Georgia, including near Savannah, as water levels will be at heights usually found in powerful hurricanes.
When Ida makes landfall -- likely Sunday-- a dangerous storm surge of 10 to 15 feet is expected from Morgan City, Louisiana, to the mouth of the Mississippi River, according to the National Hurricane Center.