These two pictures were taken less than two hours apart in New Orleans on August 29, 2021. Photo: Laila Vanessa Stuvik/Twitter
Weather experts on Sunday said their worst-case-scenario predictions about Hurricane Ida, which damaged homes and knocked down trees in Cuba on Friday, appeared to be coming true as the tropical cyclone made its way towards New Orleans with winds rushing at 150 miles per hour.
The hurricane made landfall Sunday afternoon in southeastern Louisiana.Thousands of people had evacuated on Saturday. Continue reading →