The “most dangerous” eye Hurricane Ida Crossed the border in Louisiana this SundayUnited States) With gusts of up to 150 mph (240 km / h) and more intense winds, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said.
In a special newsletter, The NHC Noted that Ida How affected Type 4 hurricane At the Sapphire-Simpson level (Out of a maximum of 5), near Port Forton, Located about 50 miles (80 km) southwest of New Orleans, the city fears it could re-experience the tragedy caused by Hurricane Katrina 16 years ago, in which more than 1,800 people died.
Not surprisingly, meteorologists have already warned of Hurricane Ida and “catastrophic” hurricane winds off the coast of Louisiana.
The eye of Hurricane Entered the United States Port Forton, 250 companies own their land base in the oil sector, representing about 18% of the country’s oil supply, according to data from the local trade association.
This means that the outer tumors and the northern wall of the eye are the most vulnerable to hurricanes because it has the strongest wind. Louisiana.
Ida travels at 13 mph (20 km / h) and moves northwest, passing over the center of the hurricane over the next few hours or very close to the capital and second city, Patten Rouge. The state, behind New Orleans, has a population of about 220,000.
In addition to the powerful winds that could destroy homes in the hurricane’s eye, authorities are particularly concerned with flooding, which could leave a mix of storm surges, strong waves and expected sea level rise. Heavy rain.
When Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans on August 29, it caused precisely most of the deaths when the barriers protecting the city from nearby Pontzardine Lake were broken.
The governor of Louisiana, John Bell Edwards, admitted in an interview with CNN this Sunday that Ida Levy is a “very serious test” for organizations that have recorded millionaire investments since 2005.
According to Ida, meteorologists expect 24 inches (60 cm) of rain and sea levels of up to 16 feet (4.8 m).
After passing through the state of Louisiana from south to north, Ida entered Mississippi and was already transformed into a tropical storm with winds of up to 60 miles per hour (100 km / h).