VIDEO: Strong Winds, Floods, and Destruction Leaves Mighty Hurricane Ida As It Made Landfall in Louisiana


VIDEO: Strong Winds, Floods, and Destruction Leaves Mighty Hurricane Ida As It Made Landfall in Louisiana

Hurricane Ida makes landfall in Louisiana.

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Mighty Hurricane Ida made landfall off the Louisiana coast with maximum sustained winds of about 150 miles per hour (240 km / h). and more intense gusts leaving floods and destruction in their wake.

“1155 AM CDT: Ida made landfall as an extremely dangerous Category 4 hurricane near Port Fourchon, Louisiana, with maximum sustained winds of 150 mph and a minimum central pressure of 930 mb (27.46 inches),” he noted via his Twitter account the National Hurricane Center of the United States.

The eye of “extremely dangerous” Category 4 Hurricane Ida struck near Port Fourchon, located about 50 miles (80 km) southwest of New Orleans, A city that fears may relive the 16-year-old tragedy caused by Hurricane Katrina, which killed more than 1,800 people.

Images shared by social media users show the force of the winds with which Ida impacted upon reaching Louisiana and Mississippi.

Before the imminent arrival of Hurricane Ida, Joe Biden‘s government announced preventive measures and issued the emergency declaration for Louisiana and Mississippi.

In a video released by the United States National Hurricane Center the flight of the “hurricane hunter” plane is observed over the eye of Hurricane Ida.

During Saturday, Roads in Louisiana were congested amid the desperation of some residents to evacuate the area.

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