US Coast Guard prepares for hurricane Aida rescue


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“Katrina Esk” Hurricane Aida sends New Orleans into the dark

Mark Felix via Getty Lafayette, Louisiana / AFP-New Orleans plunged into the dark after Hurricane Aida landed in Louisiana on Sunday, the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, which killed more than 1,800 people in 2005. Enter G New Orleans, the power company of the Orleans parish, endured “catastrophic” damage and the city was virtually off the grid.It remained powerless far north of 700,000 people throughout the state