Hurricane Ida is heading towards the United States after it hit Cuba on Friday.According to the Associated Press, the hurricane was Expected landing Held in Louisiana on August 29th, it marked the 16th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.You may remember, Katrina Took the lives of nearly 2,000 people In 2005, more than 100,000 houses were destroyed in New Orleans.
The storm quickly intensified from a tropical storm to a hurricane with a maximum wind speed of 80 miles per hour. When it arrives in Louisiana on Sunday, the National Hurricane Center predicts it will become an “extremely dangerous category 4 hurricane” with a maximum wind speed of 140 miles per hour.
“For those who are not prepared, this will be a life-changing storm,” National Weather Service meteorologist Benjamin Scott said at a press conference on Friday.
Louisiana Governor John Bell Edwards urged residents to Prepare for the hurricaneHe suggested that by Saturday night, everyone should get to the place where they “plan to get through the storm.”
President Biden also declared the state into a state of federal emergency. This is a story of development.
Check out the following press conference for Governor John Bell Edwards:
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