PBS NewsHour

Millions in Louisiana face heat, loss of power after Ida

Clip: 08/31/2021 | 6m 11s | Video has closed captioning.

Residents along the Gulf Coast are struggling after Hurricane Ida, which left at least five people dead. Soaring temperatures added to the struggles of more than a million people in and surrounding New Orleans who lost power and have no air conditioning, or any real estimates of when power will be restored. Communities reporter Roby Chavez, who is based in New Orleans, reports.

Aired: 08/31/21

Rating: NR

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