Hurricane Ida slows after wrecking Louisiana and New Orleans

Hurricane Ida pounded Louisiana after sweeping ashore from the Gulf of Mexico, flooding wide areas under heavy surf and torrential rains as fierce winds toppled trees and power lines, plunging New Orleans into darkness after nightfall. Ida weakened into a tropical storm over southwestern Mississippi early on Monday, the National Hurricane Center said, but it … Continue reading Hurricane Ida slows after wrecking Louisiana and New Orleans

Hurricane Ida: Live footage shows widespread flooding

Hurricane Ida has already resulted in widespread flooding in parts of Louisiana and Mississippi and power outages that are estimated to potentially last for weeks, as the category four storm made landfall¬†in Louisiana Sunday afternoon and moved toward New Orleans. Photo by Anna Tarazevich on Pexels.com KEY FACTS Ida made landfall at approximately 12:55 p.m. … Continue reading Hurricane Ida: Live footage shows widespread flooding