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Hurricane Ida slams Louisiana, cutting power to New Orleans

By DW
05 September 2021   |   8:06 am
The storm has damaged buildings and caused massive power outages. President Joe Biden has promised federal assistance in the Gulf Coast region for "as long as it takes."

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