Hurricane “Harvey” hit the United States at a speed of 215 km/h

Hurricane “Harvey” hit the United States at a speed of 215 km/h

Before that, the President trump announced the introduction of a natural disaster because of the hurricane.

Moscow. 26 Aug. INTERFAX.RU — a Powerful hurricane “Harvey”, which, as expected, can lead to serious damage in Texas, reached the American coast, reported BBC News.

“First pass “Harvey” hit the small Texas town of Rockport, with a population of about 7 thousand people. Around this town already destroyed several buildings. Inside there may be people”, — stated in the message. Before the hurricane is in full force over the mainland, the wind started to fell trees in Corpus Christi, the largest city in the state of Texas from those that are on the coast. Now it is reported that there are thousands of people remained without electricity.

When a hurricane even approached the shore, he was assigned to the fourth category on a five point scale of Safira-Simpson. The wind speed reached 215 km/h. Thousands of Texas residents have fled their homes.

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