Scenes From Louisiana in Ida’s Wake

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After the prima rose, and the upwind and rainfall ceased, residents crossed southeastern Louisiana began to survey the wreckage from Hurricane Ida, which deed the authorities connected Sunday. The Category 4 tempest had maximum sustained winds of 150 miles per hr erstwhile it made landfall, causing wide powerfulness outages and flooding. It had caused astatine slightest 3 deaths arsenic of Monday afternoon.

Mayor LaToya Cantrell of New Orleans urged residents who had evacuated not to instrumentality to the metropolis until officials said it was harmless to bash so.

“Now is not the clip for re-entry into the metropolis of New Orleans,” she said astatine a quality league connected Monday afternoon.

Waters overtopped astatine slightest 2 levees extracurricular of the city’s flood simplification system, but those protecting New Orleans held. One of the top challenges present facing the metropolis is wide nonaccomplishment of power, which is predicted to instrumentality days to restore, if not longer.

Times photographers were successful Louisiana covering the storm.

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Evacuees consoled 1 different aft leaving Jean Lafitte, La. The authorities rescued much than 70 radical successful Jean Lafitte and the surrounding communities.

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Houses successful Wheel Estates Mobile Home Park successful LaPlace, La., were severely flooded.

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A nonmigratory successful Houma, La., surveys the harm to his location aft Hurricane Ida.

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Children waded done floodwater astatine Wheel Estates Mobile Home Park.

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Floodwaters adjacent St. Pius Church successful Marrero, La.

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A impermanent evacuation structure successful Houma.

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A antheral clearing leaves and branches from a thoroughfare successful New Orleans.

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Tina LaCaze, 58, watched arsenic her husband, James LaCaze, 62, retrieved belongings from their damaged location successful Gray, La.

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Troy Bonvillian stood for a representation wrong his flooring institution successful Houma.

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Debris lined the thoroughfare successful Houma.

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Children sheltering successful a New Orleans edifice aft the metropolis mislaid power.

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Sandbags and integrative model coverings successful Lake Charles, La.

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Guests peered retired a model of the AC Hotel successful New Orleans earlier Hurricane Ida hit.

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An astir bare French Quarter successful New Orleans.

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Louis Darby Sr. made a last-minute state acquisition successful New Iberia, La.

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People filling soil bags successful Gonzales, La., connected Saturday successful mentation for the storm.

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