One of the most powerful hurricanes in the nation's history was barrelling into south Louisiana. Fifty miles (80 km) southwest of New Orleans, the staff at Leonard J Chabert Medical Centre in Houma was already weary from a year and a half of caring for patients with COVID-19.
Authorities in Louisiana found people living in buildings without working generators, which left residents trapped in wheelchairs on dark, sweltering upper floors in New Orleans.
The spill, which is ongoing, appears to be coming from a source underwater at an offshore drilling lease about two miles (three kilometers) south of Port Fourchon, Louisiana.
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The National Weather Service confirmed at least one tornado and social media posts showed homes reduced to rubble in Mullica Hill, a southern New Jersey county just outside Philadelphia.
A Louisiana sheriff's office on Sunday reported the first death from Hurricane Ida just hours after the powerful storm slammed ashore.
The National Hurricane Center predicted Ida would become an extremely dangerous Category 4 hurricane with 130 mph (209 kph) winds — that happened early Sunday ahead of an expected afternoon landfall.
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