More than 475,000 electricity customers lost power on October 28, as Hurricane Zeta made its way through southeast Louisiana, according to local media.
Nola.com reported that energy companies Entergy and Cleco said electricity was interrupted for 476,620 customers across several parishes on Wednesday evening.
The National Hurricane Center had warned of “life-threatening storm surge, high winds, and heavy rain” as Zeta moved through southeastern Louisiana and southern Mississippi.
Video from Chalmette in St. Bernard Parish, which saw 16,357 homes lose power, shows driving rain and wind across a residential street. Credit: nicolaas_migliore via Storyful