The brunt of the hurricane “Irma” that is coming to the United States, will descend on the Florida city of St Petersburg, named after the Russian Saint Petersburg. This was stated by the Director of the hydrometeorological center of Russia Roman Vilfand, reports TASS.
At a press conference he was asked whether feel the impact of this cyclone on the territory of Russia. “No, of course not, — said Vilfand. — But so unusual is it that that kind of attitude that is associated with the name of a city, a hurricane will have to Russia. The direction of the main blow “Irma” is in the city of St. Petersburg, and it will truly be a terrible blow”.
The hurricane rages for a week in the Caribbean, he brought destruction in Puerto Rico, and the Islands owned by great Britain, France and the Netherlands. According to recent reports, the Caribbean, killed at least 22 people.
“Irma” is coming to Florida and increased from the third category to the fourth. The hurricane is located 115 kilometers South-East of the city of Key West. The maximum wind speed reaches 210 kilometers per hour. In the Wake of “Irma” is moved by another hurricane — “Jose”.
The US President Donald trump on Twitter blessed the Americans for several hours before the collapse of the hurricane on the coast.
At the end of August on the Texas hurricane “Harvey”, was the most destructive natural disaster in the U.S. over the past 12 years. The victims were 60 people.