Hurricane Ida made landfall as a Category 4 hurricane in Louisiana on Sunday, as anticipated by scientists. Millions of people on the Gulf Coast have been affected by storm damage, which has resulted in power outages, floods, and a lack of shelter and essential necessities. 30 AUGUST, LAFITTE, L.A. On August 30, 2021, in Lafitte, Louisiana, homes and streets are flooded. The tidal wave caused by Hurricane Ida slammed on a little village south of New Orleans. According to CNN, power shortages are predicted to linger for weeks due to rising temperatures. More than a million people in Louisiana, as well as 45,000 in Mississippi and 5,000 in Alabama, are without power.
Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards remarked, “Many of the life-supporting infrastructural aspects are not functional right now.” “Please don’t return home until they tell you it’s time.” AUGUST 30, KILN, MS: August 30, 2021 in Kiln, Mississippi, a couple uses a paddle canoe to ferry their pets across a flooded neighborhood. Tropical Storm Ida made landfall in Louisiana yesterday as a Category 4 storm, causing flooding and wind devastation along the Gulf Coast. (Photo courtesy of Getty Images/Sean Rayford) ) Here’s a quick rundown of some of the structural and residential damage in Gulf Coast communities. Let us continue to lift up in prayer and light everyone who has been impacted by this hurricane!
LAPLACE, CALIFORNIA – 30 AUGUST Chelsea Jenkins, left, salvages what she can from Jenkins mother’s Be Love hair business in LaPlace, Louisiana, which was wrecked by Hurricane Ida on August 30, 2021. Idas’ eastern wall smashed clear through LaPlace, wreaking havoc on the town. On August 30, 2021, after Hurricane Ida made landfall, damage was seen in the city of Pointe-Aux-Chenes, near Montegut, Louisiana. As rescuers sifted through the “catastrophic” wreckage caused as Hurricane Ida tore through the southern United States as a Category 4 storm, Louisiana’s governor warned that the death toll from the storm will rise “considerably.”