Republican Convention may be postponed
US Presidential hopeful John McCain's plans to unveil his policies at the Republican Convention could have to be postponed.
The event in Minneapolis may be called off as Hurricane Gustav prepares to hit mainland America.
Mc Cain and his newly selected running mate Sarah Palin have announced plans to travel to Mississippi to see what preparations are being made in the state.
Americans have been reacting since Palin - who is known for her pro-gun and anti-abortion views - was announced as Mc Cain's Vice Presidential candidate.