The US state of Louisiana is facing another major hurricane Ida on the 16th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.
According to sources, evacuation from coastal cities is underway in view of the storm, all flights at New Orleans Airport have been canceled today.
According to the National Hurricane Center, Hurricane Ida has intensified to Category Four. The hurricane will hit New Orleans, Louisiana today.
Authorities have warned citizens to evacuate immediately, with evacuations from other cities, including New Orleans, underway.
The governor of Louisiana has warned citizens that Hurricane Ida could be the strongest hurricane since 1850.