Bloomberg Markets and Finance published this video item, entitled “Hurricane Ida Sweeps Through South Knocking Out Power for Millions” – below is their description.
Aug.31 — Hurricane Ida swept through the southern U.S. By Monday evening, with Ida reduced to a tropical depression over central Mississippi, more than 2 million people across the region still lacked power, according to PowerOutage.us.
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Hurricane Ida was the second-most damaging hurricane to strike the U.S. state of Louisiana on record, behind Hurricane Katrina, and is tied for the strongest landfall in the state by maximum winds with Hurricane Laura a year before and the 1856 Last Island hurricane.
Mississippi is a state in the Deep South region of the United States.
Mississippi is bordered to the north by Tennessee, to the east by Alabama, to the south by the Gulf of Mexico, to the southwest by Louisiana, and to the northwest by Arkansas.
Mississippi’s western boundary is largely defined by the Mississippi River. Jackson is both the state’s capital and largest city. Greater Jackson is the state’s most populous metropolitan area, with an estimated population of 580,166 in 2018. Mississippi has a humid subtropical climate classification.