On America collapsed storm Lee and hurricane Katia

The U.S. does not subside hurricanes. In place of "Irene" came tropical storm "Lee." Wind speeds of 100 kilometers per hour. In the Gulf of Mexico evacuated workers urgently oil platforms and drilling rigs. Storm warning announced in the coastal states — Texas, Alabama, Louisiana. In addition, the East Coast is approaching yet another hurricane — "Kate." The U.S. has not had time to recover from the hurricane "Irene" as the elements struck again. A powerful tropical storm "Lee" takes over. For a few hours, he left without electricity for more than 35 thousand people. Louisiana poured unprecedented rains,

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Effects of Hurricane Irene. Picture story

In the last week Hurricane Irene struck the U.S. East Coast, has evolved from a tropical storm in the Caribbean Sea before the storm the third category. Under the influence of heavy wind and rains fell trees, resulting in millions of people were left without electricity, and in nine states killed 26 people. Although hurricane strength again decreased to a tropical storm when Irene "reach" of New York, heavy rains caused by this "guest" have caused floods in many states. Collected here are recent photos from the life of Hurricane Irene.

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In the Gulf of Mexico, gathering strength hurricane Lee

MEXICO CITY, Sept. 2 — RIA Novosti, Yury Nikolayev. A tropical depression formed in the central Gulf of Mexico, moving slowly to the north-east and in the next 48 hours could turn into a hurricane, according to the National Center for monitoring hurricanes in Miami (Florida).

As predicted by meteorologists, the probability that the meteor reaches hurricane strength is 70%. According to the established order, if it happens, it will be given the name "Lee."

"The Hurricane, which will be named" Lee "can cause torrential tropical rains and flooding on the coast of Florida and Texas," — said the National

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Soon the storm Kate could turn into a three-point storm

WASHINGTON, Aug. 31. Last day the wind speed in a tropical storm, "Kate", which was formed on the eve of the Atlantic Ocean, has increased from 72 kilometers per hour to 96 kilometers. According to "Interfax" referring to CNN, now a storm is 1.7 thousand km of the Leeward Antilles. Notes that "Kate" is moving to the northwest at a speed of 35 kilometers per hour.

Meteorologists predict the storm surge in the week. It is possible that "Kate" could turn into a hurricane force of three points on a five-point Saffir-Simpson scale.

Meanwhile, says "KP", the week of the

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Over the next two days on the Gulf of Mexico may Hurricane Lee

A tropical depression formed in the central Gulf of Mexico, moving slowly to the north-east and in the next 48 hours could turn into a hurricane, according to the National Center for monitoring hurricanes in Miami (Florida). As predicted by meteorologists, the probability that the meteor reaches hurricane strength is 70%. According to the established order, if it happens, it will be given the name "Lee." "The Hurricane, which will be named" Lee "can cause torrential tropical rains and flooding on the coast of Florida and Texas," — said the National Center for monitoring hurricanes.

Largest oil company BP Plc

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Hurricane Lee reached Louisiana

Tropical Storm "Lee" reached the U.S. state of Louisiana. Element brought down to the coastal areas of strong winds and heavy precipitation. As reported by energy company serving the region "Entergy", in the morning hours in New Orleans and its suburbs were without electricity for more than 35 thousand customers. Power outages occurred in the interior of the country.

As meteorologists warned, soon the weather conditions in the region will only get worse. Massive storm band moves with low speed of about 9 kilometers per hour, and therefore capable of causing great harm to the staff. Now the epicenter

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U.S. continues to suffer from forest fires

Unlucky United States. There as no rains and hurricanes, as forest fires. Now fire trap Texas and Oklahoma.

In the flame of about fifteen hundred acres of forest. Several hundred residents of the state have been forced to flee their homes. Four people have been affected by the disaster. In several districts, the fire destroyed the power lines as a result — seven thousand homes were left without electricity. Pillars of flame — the height of fifty meters, so have to put out the fire only from the air.

Experts say — these fires are natural. Arose

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U.S. does hurricanes

Victims of hurricane "Irene" are more than 50 people, 44 of them — U.S. citizens. Reverse the effects of the hurricane is still not possible. The damage amounts to billions, reports Associated Press. Loss of life during the disaster reported in 13 U.S. states, including nine who died in New York, six in New Jersey and North Carolina. Another eight people were killed in the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Puerto Rico.

Canadian police are also investigating the death of 81-year resident of the province of Quebec. He was lost in a storm. When they found him, the man was unconscious

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By the shores of the United States is moving new storm

Goodbye "Irene" — hello "Kate"! The long-suffering U.S. managed to recover from the first storm raging on the horizon loomed the new, until the storm ..

According to the Center for the Study of hurricanes in Miami, formed in the Atlantic tropical storm "Kate." Wind gust speed in storm formation is 65 km / h. According to experts, the wind speed will increase and reach a comparable category of hurricane by the evening of August 31 or the morning of September 1.

Currently, "Kate" is approximately 855 km south-west of the Cape Verde Islands and is moving to the

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Hurricane Irene in the top three of the most destructive hurricanes

To everyday life back in New York after struck America's Gulf Coast hurricane "Irene". Hurricane victims were 28 people in nine states were left without electricity for about 5 million Americans. It is noted that the effects of the hurricane were less than expected, as a hurricane off the coast of the United States has lost its force.

Earlier, the "Irene" has killed three people in the Dominican Republic, another person was killed in Puerto Rico.

In the largest cities in the United States on August 29 was restored work underground and public land transport, revealing three

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