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Sixteen years after Katrina: Hurricane Ida devastates southern Louisiana

Sixteen years after Katrina: Hurricane Ida devastates southern Louisiana

Hurricane Ida made landfall Sunday as the second most powerful storm to hit the state of Louisiana in its recorded history, bringing widespread flooding from heavy rains and storm surge. High winds, blowing debris and falling trees damaged buildings and knocked out power to one million customers in Louisiana and over 120,000 in Mississippi. So far two deaths have been[Read More…]

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Hurricane Ida makes landfall in Louisiana, bringing widespread flooding and wind damage

Hurricane Ida makes landfall in Louisiana, bringing widespread flooding and wind damage

The National Hurricane Center (NHC) expects Hurricane Ida will continue to produce heavy rainfall through Monday across the central Gulf Coast, resulting in “life-threatening flash and urban flooding and significant river flooding impacts,” after it made landfall just west of Grande Isle, Louisiana, Sunday afternoon. The NHC had warned residents to expect “extremely life-threatening” storm surge inundation along the Gulf[Read More…]

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