Tropical Storm “Henry” is moving toward the east coast America Upgraded to a Hurricane. that US Hurricane Center NHC On Saturday, wind speed reaching about 120 kmph with even more strong winds is reported. According to meteorologists, the storm will reach the east coast of the US on Sunday and make landfall in Long Island or southern New England.
Although the storm may subside slightly again before reaching the coast, “Henry” will hit the force of the storm at or near land, the NHC said. Weather services have warned of dangerous gusts of wind, storm surge, heavy rain and flooding.
in officers Connecticuthandjob Ihandjob Massachusettshandjob new Hampshirehandjob Rhode Island And Vermont The population has already been called in to prepare for the storm. In Massachusetts, parks and beaches are said to be closed until Monday. According to officials, the power supply of 300,000 people there could fail.
New York declares state of emergency in parts
Heavy rain is expected in New York and neighboring New England. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has declared a state of emergency in parts of the US state due to the storm. These included New York City, Long Island, and some other areas. In the United States, a state of emergency is often declared with caution, as it means that responsibilities are transferred from the federal government to the regional authorities.
It will be the first hurricane to directly hit the area in 30 years. In 1991, Hurricane Bob killed 17 people there. The last hurricane warning for New York was issued in August 2011 when Hurricane “Irene” struck. A year later, Tropical Storm “Sandy” caused great damage, killing 44 people.
According to CNN About five million people live in areas that are now under hurricane warnings.
“Grace” has reached the east coast of mainland Mexico.
even Mexico Currently in the grip of a storm. After passing through the Mexican Yucatan Peninsula, “Grace” reached the east coast of the mainland early Saturday (local time). American Hurricane Center miami According to the latest status report, a warning was issued for the region from the state’s Veracruz city of the same name to Cabo Rojo, in the north of the state.
For the entire weekend, “Grace” will move west over the mainland with gusts of 175 kph and heavy rain. The Hurricane Center warned of landslides and flooding in several Mexican states, including Puebla and Hidalgo, in addition to Veracruz.
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