Hurricane “Irma” weakened to “third” category
Hurricane “Irma” that struck the Caribbean Islands weakened to a “third” category. It is reported by NASA on their Twitter page.
“The wind speed of the hurricane “Irma” dropped to 125 miles per hour (200,1 km/h — RBC) is Expected to increase. The wind speed of hurricane Jose is now 145 mph (233,3 km/h — RBC)”, — stated in the message.
According to the Washington Post, the hurricane “Irma” will increase again when approaching Florida.
Hurricane power has reached a maximum category five on the eve of 8 September. As a result of floods on the island of Saint Martin and Saint barthélemy killed ten people, destroyed 95% of the infrastructure. As reported by the emergency Centre and technologies to reduce risks in the German Institute of Technology Karlsruhe, the damage from hurricane “Irma” was $10 billion.