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Hurricane Ida's Path of Destruction Continues to Dominate US Media

September 2, 2021EdgeTheory

The Floods narrative has been amplified by 260 media sources of United States Media across 500+ unique narratives in the last 2 days. CNN is the leading amplifier of this narrative. The most active trends associated with the Floods narrative are hurricane idaweather servicenational weather, and flash flood.

Insights

  • At least 18 people died in New York and New Jersey after Tropical Storm Ida. President Biden says the climate crisis caused deadly flooding from the storm. He also mentioned wildfires in California and flooding and electricity outages in Louisiana
  • Aerial footage shows some residents climbing down a ladder from a second-floor window in Bridgeport, just outside Philadelphia. Others were helped by crews onto boats after wading out of their homes through waist-deep water. 40 children were saved in Pittsburgh after their school bus was inundated by floodwaters
  • The now-tropical depression made landfall in Louisiana on Sunday as a Category 4 hurricane. Drone and satellite images have captured what the hurricane has done to neighborhoods and homes. Rescue efforts continue in the hardest-hit areas

Every hour, the Kudzu US Media Module analyzes website feeds, Twitter accounts, and YouTube channels of major U.S. media outlets, their editors, and reporters to provide analytical insights on key trends and narrative frameworks.

Get the full Kudzu Narrative Intelligence Report here.

Learn more about customizable Kudzu Narrative Intelligence Reports here.

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