Moo-ving Rescue: Crews Help Free Cow Trapped in Tree Amid Ida Floodwaters

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A cattle was rescued from a histrion successful Louisiana aft becoming wedged betwixt branches amid Hurricane Ida floodwaters.

Video shared by St. Bernard Parish shows workers successful wait-deep h2o utilizing a chainsaw to chopped branches astir the cattle successful bid to escaped the bovine animal.

“Louis Pomes and Parish Government employees, Tyler Acosta, David Palmer and Roy Ragan, Sr. rescue a #cow wedged successful a histrion successful Florissant pursuing #Hurricane #Ida,” St. Bernard Parish said successful a tweet Tuesday.

Hurricane Ida blew ashore Sunday connected the 16th day of Katrina, the 2005 tempest that breached New Orleans’ levees, devastated the metropolis and was blamed for 1,800 deaths.

The storm, 1 of the astir almighty hurricanes ever to deed the U.S. mainland, swamped the Louisiana seashore and ravaged the electrical grid successful the stifling, late-summer heat.

Residents surviving amid the maze of rivers and bayous on the state's Gulf Coast retreated desperately to their attics oregon roofs and posted their addresses connected societal media with instructions for search-and-rescue teams connected wherever to find them.

More than 1 cardinal homes and businesses successful Louisiana and Mississippi — including each of New Orleans — were near without power.

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The remnants of the tempest besides dumped historical rainfall implicit Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York, with astatine slightest 14 deaths linked to flooding successful those states. It besides spawned catastrophic tornadoes successful Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey.

The tempest moved into southern New England overnight wherever inundated roads were causing commuter delays.

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