Buzz·Posted on Aug 30, 2021Historic Building Collapses In New Orleans, And 16 Other Shocking Photos Of Hurricane IdaHundreds of thousands of residents in New Orleans are without power.by by Jon-Michael PoffEditorial Director, BuzzFeed.com, by Alexa LisitzaBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink On Sunday — the 16th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina — Hurricane Ida made landfall on New Orleans. Noaa Noaa / Reuters 1. The Category 4 storm destroyed buildings, caused 911 power outages, knocked over trees, and led to the confirmed death of one person. Patrick T. Fallon / AFP via Getty Images 2. Before making landfall, the National Hurricane Center warned of a storm surge — an abnormally high water rise — that could reach 10 to 15 feet above ground level. Gerald Herbert / AP 3. To help prevent flood damage, sandbags were placed in Montegut, Louisiana. Mark Felix / AFP via Getty Images 4. As the storm picked up, winds reached a speed of 150 mph and blew off the roof of a building in the famed French Quarter. Eric Gay / AP 5. And utility workers fought against the wind's strength as they waited for the storm to pass before continuing repairs. Scott Olson / Getty Images 6. The area began to flood, covering neighborhoods and their streets with water. Twitter: @cwatkinswdsu / Via Twitter: @cwatkinswdsu 7. A video taken in Grand Isle, Louisiana illustrates the power of both the winds and rushing water as the storm ripped its way inside a home. James Spann @spann Near the point of Ida’s landfall late this morning at Grand Isle LA… video from Christie Angelette 04:08 PM - 29 Aug 2021 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @spann / Via Twitter: @spann 8. Residents abandoned cars in the street. One was half submerged in a ditch next to the highway: Steve Helber / AP 9. The former Karnofsky Store where jazz musician Louis Armstrong got his start collapsed as Ida battered New Orleans. Joel Franco @OfficialJoelF This is why I took before photos. Building got wiped out by #Ida #NOLA 12:08 AM - 30 Aug 2021 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @OfficialJoelF / Via Twitter: @OfficialJoelF 10. Here's what the building, which is on the National Register of Historic Places, looked like before: YouTube: WWLTV / Via youtube.com And here's what it looked like mid-storm: Twitter: @OfficialJoelF / Via Twitter: @OfficialJoelF 11. As a result of Ida's intensity, all eight of the transmission lines that power New Orleans were out of service, leaving much of the city dark and dependent on generators. Gerald Herbert / AP 12. Hundreds of thousands of residents expect to be without power for the next few days until it can be restored to the city. Gerald Herbert / AP 13. In the aftermath of the storm, residents across Louisiana inspected the damage left by Ida. Scott Olson / Getty Images 14. Now, the cleanup process begins. Mark Felix / AFP via Getty Images 15. About 4,900 members of the Louisiana National Guard have set out to assess the damage and aid in search efforts. Mark Felix / AFP via Getty Images 16. Firefighters, police officers, volunteers, helicopters... Gerald Herbert / AP 17. ...and residents alike are helping restore the city. Patrick T. Fallon / AFP via Getty Images To help those affected, you can donate to GlobalGiving's Hurricane Ida Relief Fund.