Half a million without power in Louisiana, Mississippi amid new flash flood warnings


The presidential motorcade drives past an area affected by Hurricane Ida as U.S. President Joe Biden begins his tour of the hurricane-affected areas in Louisiana, September 3, 2021.

Jonathan Ernst | Reuters

More than a week after Hurricane Ida made landfall in the region, hundreds of thousands of Louisiana homes and businesses, and thousands in Mississippi, remained without power as a new storm front moved in, threatening restoration efforts.

According to, the numbers amounted to 495,384 Louisiana customers and 4,656 in Mississippi without power as of Monday afternoon.

The National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch for southeastern Louisiana early Monday.

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