Thousands flee Louisiana ahead of Cat.4 Hurricane Ida


Tens of thousands of people are fleeing the US state of Louisiana as levitra online prescription Hurricane Ida closes in from the Gulf of Mexico.

Ida is now a Category Four hurricane, one below the highest level, with up to 130mph (209km/h) sustained winds.

It is expected to make landfall on Sunday evening, bringing a “life-threatening” storm surge. It could be stronger than Hurricane Katrina, which devastated much of New Orleans in 2005.

Traffic jams clogged motorways as residents heeded orders to evacuate.