Texas will overwhelm the most powerful in the last 12 years hurricane
Hurricane “Harvey” is coming to the East coast of the United States. “Harvey” has increased to “third” category (on a scale the Saffir — Simpson hurricane scale) and became the most powerful hurricane in the United States since 2005, reports Reuters.
Video of hurricane from space published by the National oceanic and atmospheric administration (NOAA).
#GOES16 captured this geocolor imagery of #Harvey2017 – now a category 3 storm this afternoon. Latest info @ https://t.co/cSGOfrM0lG pic.twitter.com/hGD22NpNTG
— NOAA Satellites (@NOAASatellites) October 25, 2017
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According to Reuters, the hurricane will strike Texas in the coming hours (3:00-4:00 MSK). From the coastal areas of the state evacuated more than 10 thousand people, the refinery has suspended work. Local residents who decided to stay, bought water, food and basic necessities.
Speed “Harvey” reaches 178-208 km/h, with a level of danger element is able to “uproot trees, tear the roofs of houses,” said the Agency.