Hurricane Ida sends tree crashing onto roof of a house in Louisiana


Hurricane Ida sends tree crashing onto roof of a Mandeville house (Photo: Mandeville Fire/EMS)

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — Severe wind gusts in the region reaching up to 90 mph sent a tree crashing into a Mandeville residence as Hurricane Ida continues its assault on Southeast Louisiana on Sunday.

The Mandeville Fire/EMS tweeted images of the incident at 5:03 p.m.

According to the tweet from the department’s official Twitter page, “No injuries were reported and fire crews are in the process of placing a tarp over the hole in the roof in an effort to minimize damage.”

The latest update from WGNO Chief Meteorologist Hank Allen says residents can expect more severe weather until 8 p.m. Sunday evening.

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