Image above: Theophilus Charles, 70, cried on August 30, 2021 in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida in Houma, Louisiana, USA, sitting at the front door of a badly damaged house. , He says he has lost everything now.
Hurricane Aida has helped millions of people in parts of Louisiana and Mississippi and warned evacuees not to go home.
Category 4 hurricanes rushed to the United States on Sunday to wipe out the grid by overthrowing major transmission towers and destroying substations.
In New Orleans, Louisiana, a curfew has been issued from 8 pm to 6 am to reduce crime, but there are still reports of looting, according to city mayor LaToya Cantrell.
She said she could restore some electricity by Wednesday, but the city-wide restoration is expected to take weeks.
Approximately 441,000 people do not have water due to floods in water treatment plants and ongoing electrical failures.
If there is no electricity and no drinking tap water or fuel is available, the humidity and high temperatures can make Wednesday feel like 41 degrees Celsius in the area, so many people will find the next heat wave. At risk.
One in Louisiana died in the flood and the other was fatally hit by a fallen tree.
In Mississippi, two more people were killed and 20 were seriously injured when the highway collapsed. The car reportedly plunged into a hole nearly 60 feet deep after the driver was obscured by rainfall over 8 inches.
More than 6,000 National Guards have been deployed to support rescue operations, and efforts are underway to distribute food, water, and cooling stations.
As Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards said, “There are so many unknowns right now.”
Those who fled in the aftermath of Ida were also urged not to return.
The governor explained: “Many of the life-supporting infrastructure elements aren’t present and aren’t working right now. Therefore, if you’re already evacuated, the emergency preparedness room will notify you that you’re ready to accept you. Until, don’t return here or elsewhere in southeastern Louisiana. “
State vice-governor Bill Nangeser also warned that deaths are expected to increase as authorities reveal the true consequences of the hurricane.
Although Ida slowed down, it still traveled nationwide, arriving in Tennessee on Tuesday, triggering flash flood warnings and advising local residents to evacuate the state.
Hurricane may move to the northeastern United States. That is, Washington DC, Baltimore, and Philadelphia are also under flash flood surveillance.
The collapsed jazz club Karnofsky shop can be seen after Hurricane Aida struck New Orleans, Louisiana, USA on August 30, 2021.
The Fran are sitting with their dog Dave outside a house destroyed by Hurricane Aida in Houma, Louisiana, USA on August 30, 2021.
An apartment building that burned overnight after Hurricane Aida struck Relais Esplanade Apartments in Kenner, Louisiana, USA on August 30, 2021.
After the landing of Hurricane Aida in Laplace, Louisiana, USA on August 30, 2021, rescue team members will assist people in their evacuation.
A boy is walking down a flooded street after Hurricane Aida landed in Louisiana, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA on August 30, 2021.
Eugenia Washington and Isaac Bourgeois say they were there for five hours with their dog Febi while waiting for a petrol truck to appear at a gas station in the aftermath of Hurricane Aida in New Orleans, Louisiana. , United States, August 31, 2021.
After the hurricane Ida landed in Louisiana, USA on August 31, 2021, a destroyed car can be seen under the wreckage of the building.
People wait for transportation after being rescued from a flooded neighborhood in the aftermath of Hurricane Aida on August 30, 2021 in Laplace, Louisiana.
The Maldonados will be boated home after a flood during Hurricane Aida on August 31, 2021 in Barataria, Louisiana. “I lost everything in the trailer because of the hurricane. I lost everything, my family lost everything, and we are now trying to find help. We All lived in this area and are now all gone, “said Justo Maldonado when asked about the effects of the storm.
Catera Whitson (C) and Kyler Melancon (R) ride behind highwater trucks home after a neighborhood flood in Laplace, Louisiana on August 30, 2021 in the aftermath of Hurricane Aida. I’m helping to evacuate from.
Dina Luis rescued an item from her home (R) after being destroyed by Hurricane Aida on August 30, 2021 in Laplace, Louisiana.
On August 29, 2021, you can see a truck with strong winds and rain from Hurricane Ida in Boule, Louisiana.
A woman walks in a residential area flooded in the aftermath of Hurricane Aida on August 30, 2021 in Norco, Louisiana.
On August 29, 2021, as Hurricane Ida passes, firefighters cut through the trees on the road in Bourg, Louisiana, and Montegut Fire Chief Toby Henry returns to the fire engine in the rain.
On August 29, 2021, waves collide with the new canal lighthouse on Lake Pontchartrain as the effects of Hurricane Aida begin to be felt in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
Bourbon Street in the French Quarter of New Orleans is dark except for the lights used during the television broadcast on Monday, August 30, 2021 after New Orleans had a power outage during Hurricane Aida.
Photographs of the trajectories of destruction across the southern states of Hurricane Aida
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