Hurricane “Ida” hit Cuba on Friday with strong winds and storms of up to 1.8 meters. More than 10,000 people were evacuated. AFP reports that Strooman was cut in several places to prevent accidents.
In Havana, public transportation was halted.
The hurricane strength is expected to increase, and it will become Type 4 hurricane passing through the Gulf of Mexico heading towards New Orleans over the weekend.
Type 4 is the second highest on the scale. The hurricane is considered the most dangerous by the U.S. National Hurricane Center.
Save food and fuel
Hurricane warning issued for Louisiana and Mississippi. The evacuation of the area outside the abyss in New Orleans and other exposure to the coastal town of Flam has begun.
– People packed and travel number. Scooter Resveber says we know it’s going to be huge, he’s a police chief nola.com.
Louisiana has declared a state of emergency before the hurricane hits.
In both Louisiana and Mississippi, rows of people began to stockpile fuel and food.
The U.S. National Hurricane Center has issued a hurricane warning for heavy rains and hurricanes.
“Katharina” after 16 years
Many storms in Louisiana have been hit by severe storms. New Orleans is currently affected by Hurricane Katrina, which struck the city in 2005.
Although “Katrina” was not particularly powerful, she came up with a major storm surge that broke some trenches and engulfed 80 percent of New Orleans. More than 1,800 people were killed in the disaster.
But New Orleans Mayor Latoya Condrell is asking residents not to leave Dick.
– We don’t want people to be on the road, it’s more dangerous, she says nola.com.
He says public shelters will be set up for those who cannot or will not leave.