In Louisiana they hope to find many dead when passing the hurricane

The IDA Cyclone has lost Monday the category of hurricane and advances from the southern United States as a dangerous tropical storm, with forecasts that its th

In Louisiana they hope to find many dead when passing the hurricane

The IDA Cyclone has lost Monday the category of hurricane and advances from the southern United States as a dangerous tropical storm, with forecasts that its threat is progressively dissipating after causing at least one dead in Louisiana and power supply in At least one million houses and businesses.

The number of dead will increase "considerably," the Governor of Louisiana warned, which reported "catastrophic" damage caused by the category 4 cyclone passage.

New Orleans remained without electricity almost 24 hours after Ida hit the coast of the State. "The biggest concern is that we are still doing searches and rescues and we have people throughout the southeast Louisiana (...) that is in complicated places," said Governor of Louisiana, John Bel Edwards, to today's program on Monday by the morning.

The National Hurricane Center (CNH) of the United States has reported that 'Ida' advances with maximum sustained winds of 75 kilometers per hour in the southwest area of Mississippi, although it still has the potential to provoke serious destruction and floods before extinguishing completely.

Meteorologists anticipate a "fast" weakening of the cyclone, to the point that on Monday afternoon 'Ida' could already be a tropical depression, according to the CNH report published on Monday at dawn.

At least one person, a 60-year-old man died after the fall of a tree on his housing in Ascension, although the authorities fear that there may be a risk to life in others, reports NBC News. In Jefferson County, the authorities warned of an "imminent danger" for more than 200 neighbors by pressure on a dike.

New Orleans was the most affected, it was totally dark, depending on electric generators, according to the Electric Company Entergy Louisiana. The company noted that a "catastrophic transmission damage" was presented, which affected its eight transmission lines in that city, which yesterday recalled with the arrival 16 years ago just on the same date of the deadly Hurricane Katrina.

Updated Date: 04 September 2021, 13:18

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