Consequences of hurricane “Irma” in the Dominican Republic
Operating in the Caribbean hurricane “Irma” was increased again to the maximum category five. This was reported on the website of the National center for prevention of storms USA.
The wind speed in the area of the hurricane reaches 257 km / h. The hurricane moved in a North-westerly direction at a speed of 21 kilometers per hour.
In the warning area included in the territory of Florida and South Georgia. According to the institution, the hurricane will fall upon these States in the next day or three. Within five days of the projected arrival of the hurricane on the territory of the States of Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee and Kentucky.
Earlier it was reported that the U.S. Navy sent the aircraft carrier “Abraham Lincoln” in the region where it is expected the impact of hurricane “Irma” to, if necessary, to provide assistance.
National centre for the prevention of hurricanes originally named “Irma” maximum fifth category, however, it was subsequently lowered to fourth. He has already killed 18 people.
“Irma” stronger than the storm “Harvey”, which hit the South-Eastern coast of the United States in late August. According to the latest data, then the result of the disaster killed 70 people, the damage caused Texas authorities have estimated 150-180 billion.