Photos: The Louisiana coast is left with serious damage after Hurricane Ida. Remnants of Ida brought historic flooding to the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast.
Updated September 2, 2021 at 6:51 PM ET
The remnants of Hurricane Ida has left a trail of destruction in its wake.
"We saw a horrifying storm last night, unlike anything we've seen before," New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said at a news conference on Thursday.
Here is a look at the damage on Ida's path.
Ida Brought Flash Flooding To The Northeast
A historic amount of rain fell on New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and other states in a very short period of time Wednesday and Thursday, bringing floods that threatened lives and stranded commuters and cars.
About two dozen deaths have been reported from the storms, as rain and strong winds from the remnants of Hurricane Ida created flash floods and several tornadoes. The water came down in torrents, making flooding even more dangerous.
Meanwhile, a massive relief effort is still underway across the Gulf Coast following the worst of Ida's tear through the region, as the storm knocked out power to more than 1 million homes and businesses.
"This is one of the strongest storms to make landfall in modern times," Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards said in a Sunday briefing.
Ida landed on the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, blamed for 1,800 deaths in 2005.
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