Hurricane Isaias : concern on the east coast of the United States - The Point

After you have hit several countries in the Caribbean and Florida, hurricane Isaias was shot dead Monday night on the State of North Carolina, in the south-east

Hurricane Isaias : concern on the east coast of the United States - The Point

After you have hit several countries in the Caribbean and Florida, hurricane Isaias was shot dead Monday night on the State of North Carolina, in the south-eastern United States. It could be, according to the meteorologists, cause heavy rains and potentially deadly. The storm, packing winds of up to 140 km/h, made landfall near Ocean Isle Beach, 23: 10 (3: 10 pm GMT Tuesday), in the south of the state of North Carolina, said the us national center of hurricanes (NHC) based in Miami, Florida. A depression between in class 1 in the scale of Saffir-Simpson classification of hurricanes – five – when its sustained winds maximum exceed 119 km/h. The NHC has warned of the risk of high winds, floods and strong waves in North Carolina and South Carolina, where the inhabitants are accustomed to every summer, or almost, with the passage of storms.

in the Face of this threat, the president, Donald Trump has announced that it has declared a state of emergency for Florida and the Carolinas, in order to release federal funds. "Everyone must remain vigilant ", he warned during a press conference. "I encourage everyone to follow the directives of local authorities and of the States ", he added. "In North Carolina, we know basically what to do ", such as not driving on the roads flooded, take shelter in a safe place and prepare an emergency kit, said over the weekend the governor of that State, Roy Cooper. "But this time, put your masks and hand sanitizer in your kit and don't forget to respect the distance" physical, he added. Like many States in the south and the west coast of the united States, South Carolina and of the North face since several weeks, a resurgence of the pandemic Covid-19.

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Florida spared

In North Carolina, members of the military have been deployed in this State the atlantic coast of the United States, to help prepare for the storm and provide support afterwards, if necessary. And a warning to the tornado is in force in this State until Tuesday morning, according to the meteorological agency american. A time classified as a category 1 storm before being downgraded to a tropical storm and then become a hurricane, Isaias was first threatened Florida Sunday. The storm had not returned in force to the contact of the warm waters of the straits of Florida. The screening centres of the Covid-19 of this State, many of whom are housed in tents, had been closed for the passage of Isaias.

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Isaias had done last week a victim in the u.s. territory of Puerto Rico, a 56 year old woman whose vehicle was swept away by the waters. Depression has also done damage, as measured, in the dominican Republic and the Bahamas. It has, however, spared the Florida, that the authorities, already struggling with the pandemic of Covid-19, feared the worst. Strong winds were expected Tuesday in Washington, Philadelphia and New York. And the governor of New Jersey, Phil Murphy, has declared a state of emergency, calling his fellow citizens not to venture out on the roads.

Updated Date: 04 August 2020, 02:33

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