Rita's Rains Cause Further Flooding in New Orleans 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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Rita's Rains Cause Further Flooding in New Orleans

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Rita's Rains Cause Further Flooding in New Orleans

Rita's Rains Cause Further Flooding in New Orleans

Rita's Rains Cause Further Flooding in New Orleans

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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.

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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