A powerful Storm Harvey hit Texas few days back that takes the lives of several people in US. Now, Typhoon Irma might enter Florida in the coming days. It seems like natives have already taken measures and precautions for their safety.
Authorities stated storm Harvey’s shocking overflow in US together with the complete supremacy of Irma noted as the most powerful Atlantic storm on list.
As per the prediction of US National Hurricane Center, typhoon Irma on Saturday may reach to southern Florida and hit the state devastatingly. On Wednesday, it reached to Puerto Rico with utmost continual winds of 185 miles per hour (295 kph). It was noted Category 5 typhoon, the maximum level on the five-step Saffir-Simpson scale of intensity.
“This storm is bigger, faster and stronger than Hurricane Andrew,” Florida Governor Rick Scott affirmed. Hurricane Irma “is a once-in-a-generation storm. It’s the Big One for us,” Ed Rappaport, acting director of the hurricane center asserted.
On Thursday, Miami-Dade County Head Carlos Gimenez declared compulsory rescue for Puerto Rico coastal cities starting at 9 a.m. (1300 GMT). County Miami-Dade involves 2.7 million citizens. The rescue instructions influenced over 100,000 natives, the Miami chairperson stated.
Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine directed the natives of Miami County on Tuesday to left the place as hurricane may hit the county. “We don’t want any heroes,” he stated. “We want people to bring themselves to a safer place than a barrier island.” he affirmed.
Authorities of Florida affirmed, Natives were saving water, batteries and even criticized that county heads were taking decision to declare rescue, Don Walker, spokesman for Brevard County Emergency Management affirmed.