Ida aftermath: Photos capture devastation in Louisiana

Hundreds of thousands of people remained without power Wednesday after Ida – which made landfall Sunday as a Category 4 hurricane before being downgraded to a tropical storm and, later, a depression – pummeled Louisiana.

Social media users are sharing heartbreaking photos of the devastation with the hashtags #HurricaneIda and #Ida. Here are some of those images:

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1. La Place, Louisiana

Photo by @mrobinsonchavez, Instagram

2. Houma, Louisiana

Photo by @wagsphoto, Instagram

3. New Orleans

Photo by @el_chipcabra, Instagram

4. Leeville, Louisiana

Photo by @tyanwilde, Instagram

5. Southeast Louisiana

Photo by @lesliewestbrook, Instagram

6. LaPlace, Louisiana

Photo by @howdyluke, Instagram

7. Destrehan, Louisiana

Photo by @americanredcross, Instagram

8. New Orleans

Photo by @nolafiredept, Instagram