What is known about the most powerful in the past 30 years, the hurricane "Dorian"?

Summer 2019 will be remembered by numerous earthquakes and fires. Autumn came, but nature never ceases to surprise us unpleasantly different phenomena, which also bear the destruction. Thus, on September 1 in the northern part of the Bahamas Hurricane called "Dorian", which is considered the most powerful in 30 years in the United States. According to rescuers, the islands suffered catastrophic damage, and the hurricane moves on towards Florida, Georgia and South Carolina.

What is known about the most powerful in the past 30 years, the hurricane

The Hurricane "Dorian" is considered the most powerful in 30 years

According to the weather service, wind gust speed reaches 300 kilometers per hour. If you believe the American edition, the wind blew roofs and broken trees. Precise data on the victims of the hurricane yet, but according to the Red Cross hurricane has damaged more than 13,000 homes. Also, there are reports about the lost boy of seven years old and older men, but this information is unofficial.

What is known about the most powerful in the past 30 years, the hurricane

The most powerful hurricane in 30 years

According to the Saffir-Simpson scale hurricane assigned maximum, the fifth category. This means that the wind can really knock down trees, billboards and completely destroy the tall buildings. With this hurricane is advised to carry out a mass evacuation of coastal towns. This, in principle, do rescuers. This is interesting: Donald Trump proposes to deal with hurricanes nuclear bombs

It is known that in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina, more than one million people were evacuated. According to the forecasts of meteorologists, the hurricane "Dorian" will remain valid for several more days, but then the wind speed decrease is not as strong as we would like. Prior to the US coast hurricane could reach as early as Tuesday - Moscow time, about 19:00 pm Monday.

What is known about the most powerful in the past 30 years, the hurricane

The evacuation of residents of the island of Grand Bahama

As mentioned above, rescuers evacuated about one million people. The owners of public places like Disney park in Florida carefully monitor the hurricane, but it is unknown how they will save their facilities. The authorities of some States, in addition to the evacuation of the population, ordered to remove from the streets of bicycles and scooters. They fear that these vehicles can be thrown into the air and become a "shell" that will crash and destroy buildings.

What is known about the most powerful in the past 30 years, the hurricane

In the US states are trying to protect works of art from the hurricane

Photo Hurricane "Dorian"

Hurricane "Dorian" has such a great power that can be seen from space. He was photographed Russian satellites "Meteor-M" - photos shared state corporation "Roscosmos". Corporation officials said that the published pictures are currently used by rescuers to assess the damage caused by Hurricane. They also help them to provide products and water to areas that are most in need. Space agency NASA, in turn, share a video clip, which featured a hurricane. He was removed from the International Space Station, which is at an altitude of 400 kilometers. As can be seen, the hurricane really looks scary. According to experts, such a strong storm is not attacked the United States with the distant 1992. This year is remembered by residents of the US hurricane "Andrew", which led to the deaths of 65 people and destroyed 63,000 homes.

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What is known about the most powerful in the past 30 years, the hurricane

Do not forget that in 2017, too, a strong wind raging in the United States. These are the same five-point storms, "Irma," "Jose" and "Maria". On a scale Saffir-Simpson Hurricane 4-5 this category have been assigned. In total, the hurricane killed hundreds of people and destroyed thousands of buildings, so it is hoped that the number of victims of the hurricane, "Dorian" will be much less.