Ida is moving in a northwesterly direction at a speed of 24.1 km/h.
Hurricane Ida on Sunday strengthened to the fourth of five categories on the Saffir-Simpson scale on its way to the coast of Louisiana. The U.S. National Hurricane Monitoring Center reported this.
According to him, the Ida is currently moving in a north-westerly direction at a speed of 24.1 km/h. The wind speed within the atmospheric phenomenon increased to 58.1 m/s.
A flood threat has been declared on the coast of Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama. Heavy rains are expected in the region on Monday night.
As previously stated by the governor of Louisiana, John Bel Edwards, the state authorities fear that the current hurricane will be the strongest in at least the last century and a half. An evacuation warning is in effect on the Louisiana coastline with a length of more than 320 km.