Here is a take a look at the injury brought on to the Gulf Coast by Hurricane Ida
As previously predicted by experts, Hurricane Ida hit land on Sunday in Louisiana as a Category 4 hurricane. Millions of people live on the Gulf Coast with storm damage resulting in blackouts, floods, and lack of shelter and basic resources.
LAFITTE LA – AUGUST 30th Houses and streets become inundated with water on August 30, 2021 in Lafitte, Louisiana. The small town south of New Orleans was hit by the tidal wave driven by Hurricane Ida. (Photo by Michael Robinson Chavez / The Washington Post via Getty Images)
Now CNN reports that power outages are expected to last for weeks as temperatures rise. More than a million people in Louisiana are without electricity, more than 45,000 in Mississippi and 5,000 in Alabama.
“Many of the life support infrastructure elements are currently out of service,” said Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards. “Please don’t come home until they tell you it’s time.”
KILN, MS – AUGUST 30: A couple use a paddle boat to transport their dogs through a flooded neighborhood on August 30, 2021 in Ofen, Mississippi. Tropical Storm Ida hit land yesterday in Louisiana as a Category 4 hurricane, causing flooding and wind damage along the Gulf Coast. (Photo by Sean Rayford / Getty Images)
Here’s a quick look at some of the damage that has been done to buildings and homes in towns along the Gulf Coast. Let us continue to lift up in prayer and light everyone affected by this hurricane!
LAPLACE LA – AUGUST 30, Chelsea Jenkins, left, rescues all she can from the Be Love hair salon, owned by Jenkins mother, which was destroyed by Hurricane Ida on August 30, 2021 in LaPlace, Louisiana. The eastern wall of Idas went right over LaPlace and did serious damage to the area. (Photo by Michael Robinson Chavez / The Washington Post via Getty Images)Damage in the town of Pointe-Aux-Chenes near Montegut, Louisiana on August 30, 2021 after Hurricane Ida hit land. – The death toll from Hurricane Ida was expected to rise “significantly,” the Louisiana Governor warned Monday as rescuers combed the “catastrophic” damage that tore through the southern United States as a Category 4 storm. (Photo by Mark Felix / AFP) (Photo by MARK FELIX / AFP via Getty Images)
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