Hurricane Ida hits the coast of Louisiana, leaving serious damage: NPR

Hurricane Ida hits the coast of Louisiana, leaving serious damage: NPR

Jeremy Hodges climbed up next to his family’s destroyed storage unit, on Monday, August 30, 2021, in Hauma, La, a coastal town in Louisiana.

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Hurricane Ida’s fierce category 4 winds and torrential rain badly overcame Louisiana’s coast.

Images of affected areas Houses collapsed a few days after the storm, littering the streets, and flooded areas.

Officers as cleaning continues Are warning residents Who were evacuated due to serious damage yet not to return to their homes.

A man inspects a broken gas pipe with firefighters after Hurricane Borg, Ida, in Louisiana, USA, on August 30, 2021.

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When the storm landed, its winds were 150 miles per hour, tearing down the roofs of houses and trees from their roots. As they crossed the Mississippi, they descended into a tropical depression until Monday.

Hurricane Ida hits New Orleans to mark Hurricane Katrina’s 16th anniversary The most expensive storm in US history. Katrina, who caused the most damage to New Orleans, was a Category 3 storm. Although a weak storm (winds reached 125 mph during Hurricane Katrina), they Ida was larger in size than a hurricane, Which is why Katrina did so much damage in the past.

Owner Alzheimer’s Mary Hand, 66, and her son Thomas James Hand, 1, are comforted outside their dilapidated home after Hurricane Ida hit Houma, Louisiana in August 2021.

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Owner Alzheimer’s Mary Hand, 66, and her son Thomas James Hand, 1, are comforted outside their dilapidated home after Hurricane Ida hit Houma, Louisiana in August 2021.

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Winds cut power in New Orleans, With a temporary city 911 emergency response system, And the surrounding area. More than 1 million inhabitants No electricity until Tuesday morning. Is It is not clear when the power is Most residents will be undone, but officials believe it will last more than a month for some.

On Monday, August 30, 2021, a resident dog was swept away by floodwaters left behind by Hurricane Ida in Laplace, Luppiana, USA. The storm swept the water wall in with some of the strongest winds ever to hit the state. When a Category 4 hurricane struck the coast on Sunday and overturned part of the Mississippi River.

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On Monday, August 30, 2021, a resident dog was swept away by floodwaters left behind by Hurricane Ida in Laplace, Luppiana, USA. The storm swept the water wall in with some of the strongest winds ever to hit the state. When a Category 4 hurricane struck the coast on Sunday and overturned part of the Mississippi River.

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Hurricane Ida is also responsible for at least two deaths as of Monday, According to the Louisiana Department of Health. One person drowned after trying to flood in New Orleans. The second victim was found after falling into a fallen tree on Sunday night.

Official John Bell Edwards He expects the death toll to rise as recovery efforts continue.

On Monday, August 30, 2021, a National Guard vehicle left behind by Hurricane Ida in Laplace, Luppiana, USA, was swept away by floodwaters. The storm blew up the inland water wall with some of the strongest winds ever to hit the state. When a Category 4 hurricane struck the coast on Sunday and overturned part of the Mississippi River.

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On Monday, August 30, 2021, a National Guard vehicle left behind by Hurricane Ida in Laplace, Luppiana, USA, was swept away by floodwaters. The storm blew up the inland water wall with some of the strongest winds ever to hit the state. When a Category 4 hurricane struck the coast on Sunday and overturned part of the Mississippi River.

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President Biden on Sunday approved Louisiana’s request for a major disaster declaration that would allow federal funds to reach residents and business owners.

Emergency and first response teams, including the U.S. Coast Guard and National Guard, continue operations Tuesday. According to FEMA, search and rescue teams from more than 15 states are operating in difficult affected areas.

FEMA reminded residents to be wary of news shared on social media being credited to the agency.

That Residents warned on its website False rumors are being spread online alleging that the agency is paying for hotels for people who have been evacuated due to the storm. The agency said people need to apply online for FEMA assistance before they can get help.

Marquita Jenkins stands in the remnants of her mother-owned Bee Love Hair Salon, which was destroyed by Hurricane Ida on August 30, 2021 in Laplace, Louisiana. The east wall of Idas went to the right of Laplace and that part was badly damaged.

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Marquita Jenkins stands in the remnants of her mother-owned Bee Love Hair Salon, which was destroyed by Hurricane Ida on August 30, 2021 in Laplace, Louisiana. The east wall of Idas went to the right of Laplace and that part was badly damaged.

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Officials are reminding Louisian people of this Getting back from Ida’s demise is a marathon नाही not a sprint.

In New Orleans, The city called For hot and perishable meals, generators, charging stations And given options For those willing to donate to help residents.

On Monday, August 30, 2021, first responders prepared to launch rescue boats to evacuate residents from floodwaters released by Hurricane Ida in Laplace, Louisiana, USA.

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