#HurricaneIda

.Texas City, TX, USA
Hurricane Nicholas has caused the cancellation of a large number of flights in Houston. (Photo credit: AP)

  • Hurricane Nicholas hit the ground on the Texas coast with 75 mph winds
  • Nicholas is considered a category 1 hurricane
  • Category 1 hurricanes are very dangerous levels of hurricanes

.Texas City, TX, USA
Storm Nicholas threatens Gulf of Mexico (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • Texas is again under threat of the impending storm Nicholas
  • The storm is projected to move slowly up the coastland
  • Texas Gov Greg Abbott deployed rescue teams and emergency medical groups on standby across the length of the Texas Gulf Coast

.New Orleans, LA, USA
The remains of destroyed homes and businesses are seen in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida in Grand Isle. (Photo credit: AP)

  • Louisiana reported 11 new deaths on Wednesday
  • 9 deaths were caused due to "excessive heat during power outage"
  • Two deaths were caused by carbon monoxide poisoning

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
US President Joe Biden. (Photo credit: AFP/File)

  • In 2018, US President Joe Biden, had said, "I am a gaffe machine"
  • His 'tornado is not a tornado' remark on Tuesday just proved that
  • The 78-year-old US  President is known to make statements that are not always politically, socially correct

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Joe Biden is the current US President. (Photo credit: AP)

  • Joe Biden is known to make blunders during his speech
  • He recently addressed officials affected by Hurricane Ida
  • The POTUS said tornados were not called tornados anymore

.Queens, NY, USA
Joe Biden is expected to travel to Louisiana to assess damages from Ida. (Photo credit: AP)

  • Biden's toured New Jersey and New York on Tuesday
  • "The threat is here. It is not getting any better", Biden said
  • Ida killed at least 50 people in six eastern US states

.New Orleans, LA, USA
Ida hit the state of Louisiana earlier this month. (Photo Credit: Associated Press)

  • Major cities of Louisiana also experience a fuel crunch
  • Electricity has been partially restored in the state
  • Some areas can expect the restoration to take weeks

.Houston, TX, USA
Ida was the fifth-most powerful storm to strike the U.S. when it hit Louisiana on Sunday. (Photo Credit: AP)

  • The US Coast Guard is probing close to 350 reports of oil spills after Hurricane Ida
  • The Coast Guard has been conducting flyovers off the coast of Louisiana
  • The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ) claims to be working with the Coast Guard and the US Environmental Protection Agency

.New Orleans, LA, USA
The remains of destroyed homes and businesses are seen in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida in Grand Isle. (Photo credit: AP)

  • Hundreds of people were evacuated from the city
  • 70% of power has been restored in Lousiana
  • More than 530,000 customers still don't have power in Louisiana

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Joe Biden has granted federal aid to 11 counties in New York and New Jersey. (Photo credit: AP)

  • Joe Biden's disaster declarations cover 6 counties in New Jersey and 5 in New York
  • All these counties will be able to get federal aid after Hurricane Ida
  • Biden will visit New York City and New Jersey on Tuesday