#Storm

.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

.Georgia
Rain was pouring down on southeast Georgia and coastal South Carolina on Thursday. (Photo Credit: UnSplash)

  • Mindy made landfall in St. Vincent Island, Florida, on Wednesday night
  • Mindy was expected to cause as much as 6 inches of rainfall across the Florida Panhandle
  • Mindy is the 13th-named storm of what has been another busy Atlantic hurricane season

.Apalachicola, FL, USA
The storm was about 90 miles southwest of Apalachicola in Florida. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • About 55,000 people live in areas where the warnings were issued
  • Flash, urban and stream floods are possible
  • Mindy is the 13th names storm of this season

.Chicago, IL, USA
As temperatures continue to drop, the storms are predicted to stop by early Tuesday evening. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • More than 200 flights to be cancelled at O’Hare International Airport and Midway Airport
  • Nearly all of the Chicago region is under the risk category for storms
  • The storms' main threat will most likely be devastating straight-line winds and hail

.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

.Houma, LA, USA
Hurricane Ida caused such extensive damage to the Chateau Creole apartment complex that residents have to move out. (Photo Credit: AP)

  • The town of Houma was the first  major population center in Hurricane Ida's path
  • Power isn't expected to be restored to the parish until September 29
  • Buildings here have been extensively damaged, with some having lost large sections of the siding

.Jackson, MS, USA
Vehicles being extracted from Mississippi Highway 26 (Photo Credit: AP)

  • Two people died after 7 vehicles plunged into a deep hole in the US
  • The incident took place at Mississippi Highway 26
  • The vehicles were later lifted using a crane

.New Orleans, LA, USA
Ida was the fifth most powerful storm to strike the U.S. when it hit Louisiana. (Photo Credit: AP)

  • Louisiana's largest electrical utility has grappled with widespread outages after Hurricanes Katrina, Rita, Gustav 
  • Other Louisiana and Gulf Coast utilities have faced similar disasters
  • Sometimes, the entire networks had to be rebuild.

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

  • Joe Biden pledged help to the Northeastern and Gulf states
  • Biden will press Congress to pass $1 trillion infrastructure bill
  • Biden stressed that storm was a challenge transcending the politics of nation

.Jackson, MS, USA
A man rests his head in his hand while going through his flood damaged home in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida. (Photo credit: AP)

  • Hurricane Ida made landfall in Louisiana on Sunday
  • Power in some homes came back on Wednesday
  • In Mississippi, more than 30,000 customers still have no electricity