Five days after the storm began, Louisiana is suffering through its worst floods since Hurricane Katrina, which struck 11 years ago this month. With water still rising in some areas, at least 11 people have died, thousands have been displaced and rescuers are searching for more victims. Click ahead to see more images from the disaster.
— By CNBC's Adam Jeffrey and Marty Steinberg
Posted 17 Aug. 2016
Homes in Hammond, 60 miles north of New Orleans, are surrounded by water on Saturday, two days after the deluge began.
Members of the Louisiana Army National Guard on Sunday rescue people from rising floodwaters near Walker, 80 miles northwest of New Orleans.
A resident stands in water on the front porch of a home in Port Vincent, 65 miles northwest of New Orleans.
A casket floats in floodwaters in Ascension Parish, 60 miles northwest of New Orleans.
Dogs are taken by boat through a flooded street to dry land in Sorrento, 50 miles northwest of New Orleans.
Clay Tassin and Pete Hildebrand remove a flood-damaged dining table out of a co-worker's house in Denham Springs, 80 miles northwest of New Orleans.
Sandra Montanaro holds her dog, Dixy, during one of two 20-minute daily visits at a temporary animal shelter the Lamar Dixon Expo Center near a flood-victims shelter in Gonzales, 60 miles northwest of New Orleans.
People sort through water-damaged products outside a beauty supply store in the capital, Baton Rouge.
Cattle are driven through a flooded road as they are herded to trucks to be brought to dry land in Sorrento.