Michael hurricane in U.S. : what should you learn?
This last strong storm known as Michael Hurricane caused major damage and torrential rains in the southeastern of the United States. This extremely powerful hurricane, category 4 on the Saffir-Simpson scale, devastated a big part of the northwest coast of Florida, before continuing its route through Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia.
The final sum up after the Michael hurricane passage is shown as below:
- Wind gusts of more than 155 MPH (250km), classed category 4 of a scale of 5;
- The most powerful storm striking the U.S. continent for more than 50 years;
- The death toll were risen to more than 25 people;
- The buildings and structures are fully collapsed and submerged which is evaluated to more than $8 billion of loss;
- More than half millions of people left without a power and more than 1200 roads were closed.
After knowing the importance of this natural disaster, it is recommended for all the people heading to the southeastern of the U.S. to be well informed from the local authorities through their websites before any trip by air or land to those areas.
Information source to be used:
- National Hurricane Center Forecasts: https://www.nhc.noaa.gov/
- Florida State Information and Instructions: https://www.floridadisaster.org/
- Information for the State of Alabama: https://ema.alabama.gov/
- Information for the State of Georgia: http://www.gema.ga.gov
- Information for South Carolina: https://www.scemd.org/
- Information for North Carolina: https://www.ncdps.gov/ncem
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