Louisiana : 11 more people died due to Hurricane Ida in New Orleans, the death toll was 26
The state health department said that out of the 11 people killed, nine died due to severe heatwave due to power cuts. Also, two others lost their lives due to a gas leak.
The death toll in Louisiana has risen to 26, with 11 more deaths due to Hurricane Ida in New Orleans, USA. At the same time, Tropical Storm 'Mindy' reached the Florida Panhandle.
The state health department said nine of the 11 people killed in New Orleans died from extreme heat caused by power outages. While the other two lost their lives due to the gas leak. Meanwhile, Tropical Storm Mindy reached the Florida Panhandle in the northwest part of Florida on Wednesday night.