Hurricane Ida made landfall as a Category 4 storm in coastal Louisiana on Sunday, August 29, bringing maximum sustained winds of 150 mph, the National Hurricane Center said.
Before-and-after photos by journalist Joel Franco show one building’s damage after the storm passed over New Orleans.
“This is why I took before pictures,” Franco tweeted.
Ida was downgraded to a tropical storm early on August 30 as it moved into Mississippi. At least one person was reported to have died in Louisiana. Credit: Joel Franco via Storyful