Rita's Rains Cause Further Flooding in New Orleans

Water floods the Lower Ninth Ward after it came over the top of a levee along the Industrial Canal

Water floods the Lower Ninth Ward after it came over the top of a levee along the Industrial Canal in New Orleans, Sept. 23 Reuters hide caption

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Wind and rains from Hurricane Rita caused water to flow over levees and into a just-dried-out Ninth Ward in New Orleans Friday. Officials say that the problem is wind, which is pushing water up from the southeast and down the canals.

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