The passage of Hurricane Ida It has left in its wake two deaths, floods and destruction in a strip of the entity’s electricity grid. On the natural phenomenon, different media and users of social networks have shared how the scene was after the hurricane. Thus, a video recently went viral in which the strong wind almost carried away a reporter in full live broadcast. We tell you what the clip that was recorded on August 29 in the United States is about.
It was through social networks, where a video in which a reporter from NBC News, Jay Gray, experienced moments of tension during the live broadcast to tell what happened about Hurricane Ida.
And it is that in the clip, the reporter appears against the winds and the intense rain that caused the Hurricane Ida. Trying to stand upright, at all times he appears staggering, while covering his face with a cap to give his report.
“Be a reporter, they said …”, a user shared the clip that has already gone viral.
Do reporters have to take chances? Isn’t it a good report if there is no risk to life? These are some of the questions that emerged as a result of the images that caused controversy and divided opinions.
While some say the reporter showed professionalism, for other people it is not necessary that they risk their lives.
“Why does television keep doing this?”; “Why do reporters feel the need to do this?”; “Something unnecessary”; “A professional”, it is read between the reactions.
Why do reporters feel the need to do this?
– Andrew C Laufer, Esq (@lauferlaw) August 30, 2021
This is so unnecessary. You can report accurately without acting like you’re in a Tiktok challenge video. Now do the milk crate challenge in the storm. It’s just ratings. pic.twitter.com/r1PVzIuUdf
– Sarah Burgess (@ sunkist111) August 30, 2021
Hurricane Ida; this happened in the usa
Going, one of the most powerful hurricanes to hit the United States, It caused at least two deaths: a driver who drowned in New Orleans and a person who fell on a tree in Baton Rouge.
Additionally, the storm left many roads impassable and cell phone service knocked out in some places. Christina Stephens, a spokeswoman for Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, said that given the level of destruction, “we’re going to have a lot more confirmed fatalities.”
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards said the state’s focus after Hurricane Ida continues to be on search and rescue, to make sure all of the worst hit areas are checked multiple times.
“Saving lives is the number one priority,” he said. “Those search and rescue efforts will continue around the clock and frankly for as long as it takes.”
The governor said that the Louisiana National Guard alone rescued 191 people in the parishes (counties) of San Juan Bautista, Jefferson and New Orleans by boat, helicopter and high-altitude vehicle.
More than 5,000 soldiers are working in the response to the disaster and more soldiers are expected from other states in a few days.