New Orleans Battered by Powerful Hurricane Ida

New Orleans, Louisiana, was hit by a “dangerous” Category 4 hurricane packing maximum sustained winds of 150 mph on Sunday, August 29, the National Hurricane Center said.

Footage posted on Instagram shows rain and wind lashing Canal Street in New Orleans on Sunday. Widespread damage and power outages were reported across the region.

Ida was downgraded to a tropical storm early Monday morning as it passed over southwestern Mississippi. Credit: @i_am_mr_randolph44 via Storyful

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