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HURRICANE HARVEY MAKES LANDFALL AS THOUSANDS FLEE TO SAFETY

LIVE HURRICANE HARVEY MAJOR DISASTER FEARED AS CATEGORY 4 STORM MAKES LANDFALL IN TEXAS

TWO OF THE SHIPS, THE CARNIVAL FREEDOM AND THE CARNIVAL VALOR, WILL HEAD FOR NEW ORLEANS WHERE THEY WILL PICK UP FRESH SUPPLIES.

Carnival Corp said on Friday that three of its cruise ships are unable to return to the Port of Galveston, Texas, which is closed ahead of Hurricane Harvey.
Two of the ships, the Carnival Freedom and the Carnival Valor, will head for New Orleans where they will pick up fresh supplies.
A third ship, the Carnival Breeze, will extend its stay in Cozumel, Mexico, and begin sailing back to Galveston this weekend, the company said.

Wind speeds of up to 110mph are expected, with experts fearing it could be the worst storm to hit the mainland since Hurricane Katrina in 2005. "My urgent message to my fellow Texans is that if you live in a region where...

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