Tornadoes unleashed by thunderstorms along the US Gulf Coast ripped through southeastern Mississippi on Tuesday, killing four people, injuring many and causing extensive damage, authorities said.
Tropical storm Isaac became a hurricane on Tuesday as it bore down on the on the Gulf Coast and New Orleans.
Some 17 baby dolphin corpses have been found along shorelines of Alabama and Mississippi in two weeks.
Fears are mounting that the US Gulf coast could face an environmental catastrophe.
Day in Pics: 29th January
Showbiz World - January 29, 2015
President Barack Obama's speech at Siri Fort auditorium