Heavy rain and gusty winds continue to spread in some areas of Louisiana and Mississippi.
Hurricane Ida, which hit Louisiana on Sunday, turned into a tropical storm over the southwestern part of Mississippi. This is evidenced by data published on Monday by the US National Hurricane Monitoring Center, whose headquarters is located in Miami (Florida).
According to him, the speed of wind gusts within the element is about 26.4 m/s. At the moment, the storm is moving in a northerly direction at a speed of about 13 km / h. Heavy rain and gusty winds continue to spread in some areas of Louisiana and Mississippi. At least one dead person is reported.
Earlier, a tornado threat was declared in the states of Alabama, Mississippi, and Florida.
TV channels showed footage showing severe flooding, destroyed buildings, overturned cars. As of Sunday evening, more than 700 thousand consumers were left without electricity in Louisiana.