Mississippi River

Hurricane Nate makes landfall in southern US

Hurricane Nate makes landfall in southern US

Hurricane Nate has made landfall at the mouth of the Mississippi River on the southeastern tip of the state of Louisiana, the National Hurricane Center said on Saturday.

Oct 08, 2017, 06:05 AM IST
Popular with Trump, will Jackson stay on the $20 bill?

Popular with Trump, will Jackson stay on the $20 bill?

President Donald Trump's enthusiasm for his 19th century predecessor Andrew Jackson is stoking fears he may cancel plans to replace that controversial president on the $20 bill with abolitionist Harriet Tubman.

Mar 26, 2017, 20:32 PM IST

Search for more victims as deadly US floods stress levees

Record flooding from the rain-swollen Mississippi River and its tributaries stressed dams and levees to the breaking point in parts of Illinois, one of several central US states reeling from winter storms that have killed some two dozen people.

Jan 03, 2016, 01:24 AM IST

Coast Guard reopens part of Mississippi River

Had the channel remained closed, it could`ve brought traffic to a standstill on the river.

May 18, 2011, 11:37 AM IST

Flooding Mississippi River threatens catfish industry

Catfish farming in Mississippi faces grave danger from flooding.

May 13, 2011, 19:07 PM IST