- The shocking first images of Hurricane Ida’s passage through the United States appear.
- Users on social networks share their experience with the strong winds.
- Hurricane Ida is still in Louisiana and remains a category 4.
Strong images! The first images of Hurricane Ida and its passage through Louisiana appear, as it remains a category four hurricane and threatens to become one of the most deadly 16 years after Katrina. Through social networks, users share the devastation left by Ida.
From pictures captured by closed circuit cameras, to even intrepid inhabitants who leave their homes to record Ida’s passage through their localities, these images flood social media, showing the development of Hurricane Ida and the floods that it has provoked.
First Images Hurricane Ida: The Development of Ida
On the afternoon of this Sunday, the shocking images that Hurricane Ida has left as it passes through the state of Louisiana have been released, having the main effects in New Orleans. Several users have taken on the task of sharing on social networks how the meteorological phenomenon that is affecting hundreds of people is developing and which is expected to continue for more hours.
So far, it was announced that it is still in category 4 although the winds have begun to drop in the state of Louisiana. But the main point where there are more damages is in New Orleans, the situation develops completely differently, so it is expected that in the next few hours the true effects of Ida will be made known. Filed Under: First Hurricane Ida Images
First Images Hurricane Ida: The Situation in New Orleans
A couple hours ago, it was announced that the state of New Orleans is under a flash flood warning. CNN reported that the city’s National Weather Service mentioned this afternoon that there is a flash flood warning in effect for New Orleans.
According to information released by CNN, the warnings will last until at least 11 p.m., or until 10 p.m., tonight. On Twitter, the National Weather Service says: “Flash Flood Warning Including New Orleans LA, Metairie LA, Kenner LA until 10:00 pm CDT,” so they ask the public to exercise caution. Filed Under: First Hurricane Ida Images
First images Hurricane Ida: Ida raises the roof of a hospital
One of the videos that has most impacted Ida’s passage through New Orleans is when he raised the roof of the Lady of the Sea General Hospital in Galliano, in LaFourche parish, south of New Orleans. The images were shared by a woman named Christina Watkins through Twitter, where she mentions the situation that is happening at that time.
The video shows how someone records at a safe distance from the place, while gusts of wind begin to whip the site showing the danger in which they are facing. From one second to the next, you can see how the roof of the hospital rises and flies through the air, as if it were a sheet of paper. Filed Under: First Hurricane Ida Images
First images of Hurricane Ida: “My God”
The person who is recording the video is impressed by the force in which the wind is whipping and there is no way how to improve the situation. “Oh my God!” Someone can be heard screaming as the roof collapses, demonstrating once again the strength of the meteorological phenomenon.
First Images Hurricane Ida: An intrepid user
The Venetian Islands, in New Orleans, Louisiana, are severely affected by the passage of Ida. In a video shared by user Rochex R. Robinson, it is observed how this part of Louisiana is flooding to high levels, which would quickly become a problem for the population of that area.
The video shows how the water reached new heights, while boards and other objects float on the water. The video impacts the intensity and force with which the waters go, while the height is worrying because it reaches several treetops, which could indicate how high it has reached in the few hours that Ida has been.
They do not fear for their safety
A man seems unafraid of Hurricane Ida and dares to challenge it. Although Governor Edwards’ message was clear about not leaving home in the face of the danger posed by Ida’s presence, it seems that there are those who prefer to defy nature and embark on an adventure like no other, risking their lives in the face of the strong winds that afflict the state.
In the video broadcast on social networks, a man dressed in black is observed walking down an avenue while the wind blows strongly on the site, making it difficult for him to walk. He does not seem to care about the danger he is facing, since he continues with his mission, ignoring the force with which Ida blows and that for moments seems to throw him; the identity of the subject is not known, but his recklessness in the face of such activity is known.
The first news of Hurricane Ida
According to the Efe agency, the eye of Hurricane Ida made landfall this Sunday in Louisiana with maximum sustained winds of about 150 miles per hour (240 km / h) and even more intense gusts, reported the National Hurricane Center (NHC). The government for days asked the population to take shelter and be aware of the events that take place.
A few hours ago, the governors of Louisiana and Mississippi warned the population this Sunday of the dangers posed by the “extremely dangerous” Hurricane Ida, which is expected to hit the US coast in the next few hours with winds of 150 miles per hour. (240 km / h), reported Efe.
The National Hurricane Center, better known as the NHC, reported warnings for Hurricane Ida a couple of hours ago. In the bulletin that was published on their official page, they mentioned that at this time Going made landfall on the Louisiana coast; For this reason, it also reported Tropical Depression number ten and Tropical Storm Julian.
“The National Hurricane Center is issuing warnings about Hurricane Ida, which has moved over land on the southeastern coast of Louisiana, about Tropical Depression Ten, located over the central tropical Atlantic, and about the recently updated Tropical Storm Julian, located over the central subtropical Atlantic. ”the NHC statement reads.
On Twitter, the Governor has been active, mentioning security measures for his citizens. Edwards, wrote a couple of hours ago that it was best to stay in a safe place and if he stayed home, he should wait for the storm to pass and at all times, not leave his home.
“Hurricane #Going has made landfall in Louisiana. Find the safest place in your home and stay there until the storm passes. STAY INSIDE. ”, Reads the tweet that the governor of Louisiana shared through social networks, leaving more warnings to the population about the passage of Ida in the area. TO SEE VIDEO CLICK HERE
“Don’t drive with Hurricane Ida present”
Meteorologist Benjamin Schott, mentioned on social networks that at this time you can feel the passage of Hurricane Ida in Louisiana. He urges the population to stay home and wait the next few hours for the authorities’ reports to know whether or not it is safe to go out on the roads, but at this time he does not recommend it.
“Hurricane #Going It is only now beginning to release the enormous amounts of moisture it contains. The heavy rains that will produce flash floods will continue throughout the day and into this night. NEVER drive on roads covered by water. Stay home! ”Meteorologist Benjamin Schott mentioned on Twitter.
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