Damage Surveyed in Grand Isle in Wake of Hurricane Ida

Hurricane Ida bore down on Grand Isle, Louisiana, on Sunday, August 29, bringing strong winds and life-threatening flooding that caused damage around coastal Louisiana.

Footage by Josh D Welch shows splintered docks and overturned equipment in Grand Isle, as seen on Tuesday morning, August 31, by which time Ida, weakened to a depression, had moved north.

Welch rode out the storm on a barge Sunday and spent the time afterwards documenting flooding and damage in the coastal community.

Hundreds of thousands of customers remained without power on Tuesday across Louisiana and Mississippi. Four deaths were attributed to the storm, but officials expected this number to rise. Credit: Josh D Welch via Storyful

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