Spare a thought for the residents of New Orleans today. Life is hard in the Big Easy.
And parts of Mississippi are much worse off. The death toll in Biloxi alone may run into the hundreds.
Update: Wed, Aug 31. 2:50pm.
"We know there is a significant number of dead bodies in the water ... and others dead in attics." New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin said. Asked how many, he said: "Minimum, hundreds. Most likely, thousands." From an AP story