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United States: Hurricane Ida death toll rises as recovery efforts continue

The death toll from Hurricane Ida surpassed 50 people in the northeastern United States, while authorities in Louisiana continue to struggle to restore power to hundreds of thousands of people. Seventeen deaths were confirmed in New York state, four in Westchester County and the remainder were in New York City, a spokesperson for Governor Kathy […]

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United States: At least 46 people have died in flash floods from Hurricane Ida’s remnants

The death toll in floods across the United States has risen to 46. New York City and New Jersey saw unprecedented levels of rainfall. Some residents became trapped in flooded basements and cars. New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy said at least 23 people had died in his state – most of them stuck in their […]

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Hurricane Ida triggers massive floods across New York, New Jersey and Northeast region

At least 22 people have now died in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania following the remnants of Hurricane Ida. At least eight of the victims were in New York City, and include a two-year-old boy. Some died when they became trapped in flooded basements. Meanwhile at least 14 died in two separate incidents in […]

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Hurricane Ida: Chilling videos of pilots flying into eye of storm goes viral

The United States was struck by a powerful cyclonic system over the weekend. Category 4 storm called Hurricane Ida made landfall in the US state of Louisiana on Sunday. The system hit with a maximum speed of 240km/h and brought severe destruction along the eastern coast. A clip of a pilot flying into the eye […]

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‘Life-threatening’ Hurricane Ida weakens to tropical storm after slamming Louisiana

Hurricane Ida has battered the US state of Louisiana and plunged the city of New Orleans into darkness, killing at least one person. Ida slammed into the Louisiana coast as a Category 4 hurricane but weakened into a tropical storm on Monday. President Joe Biden described Ida as “life-threatening” and declared Louisiana a disaster area. […]

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Alligator attacks 71-year-old Louisiana man in an area flooded following Hurricane Ida

Louisiana officials are investigating an apparent fatal alligator attack on a 71-year-old man as he walked in floodwaters following Hurricane Ida.The man was attacked and apparently killed by the alligator on Monday outside his home in Slidell, his wife told the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office.Slidell is about 32 miles northeast of New Orleans.The man’s […]

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Hurricane Ida: ‘Life altering storm’ makes landfall in New Orleans on 16th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

Hurricane Ida has made landfall in the US state of Louisiana, with winds of 240km/h and a potentially “catastrophic” storm surge, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) warned. Thousands of people fled the state ahead of the storm, but by Sunday morning it was too late to leave. It could be the worst hurricane to hit […]