The small bayou towns along the extreme Southwest coast of Louisiana suffered the worst from Rita. Cameron was virtually destroyed by a massive storm surge estimated to be 15-20 feet. The following are pictures of the effects from Rita around Cameron.
The Cameron Post Office was completely destroyed.
A devastated oil facility in Cameron lies submerged in floodwaters.
A bottlenosed dolphin pushed inland by the storm surge is trapped in a shallow marsh. A rescue operation successfully freed the dolphin.
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