On the coast of USA is a hurricane century

Five U.S. states introduced a state of emergency, in one of them — "willingness number one." Because of the approach of a powerful hurricane "Irene" in New York City residents were evacuated en masse. Experts say that the consequences of an attack would be a disaster century.

Forecasters predict that the "Irene" will reach the U.S. coast on Saturday morning. The first will be on her way to North Carolina, there has already been declared the highest level of risk. Washington expected to reach hurricane Sunday. Just assumed the disaster zone resides 55 million people. The state of emergency,

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On the coast of USA is a hurricane century

Five U.S. states introduced a state of emergency, in one of them — "willingness number one." Because of the approach of a powerful hurricane "Irene" in New York City residents were evacuated en masse. Experts say that the consequences of an attack would be a disaster century.

Forecasters predict that the "Irene" will reach the U.S. coast on Saturday morning. The first will be on her way to North Carolina, there has already been declared the highest level of risk. Washington expected to reach hurricane Sunday. Just assumed the disaster zone resides 55 million people. The state of emergency,

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Running against the wind

Five U.S. states because of the impending hurricane regime introduced emergency, mass evacuation

Powerful Hurricane "Irene" is rapidly approaching Washington. U.S. East Coast, he reaches for the Sabbath, the capital — by Sunday. Residents of Washington and New York, told to stock up on everything you need, and not to leave their homes, and the inhabitants of the coast — in advance to go to a safer place. Mass evacuation started in several states that have created traffic jams and on earth, and water.

Washington Mayor Vincent Gray on Friday issued a warning to residents and advised them to explore

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Hurricane Irene spared Haiti

Hurricane "Irene" in the Atlantic Ocean almost bypassed Haitian side, except for minor flooding. — It is good news, especially when you consider that Haiti is still reeling from the devastating earthquake that struck in January 2010, and Hurricane "Thomas", which in November last year caused massive flooding and triggered a cholera epidemic.

True, this time by the UN Haitians were prepared for a meeting with the elements. 12 000 peacekeepers from the UN Mission in Haiti were at full alert, and the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs has prepared 160 evacuation centers, of which the

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Hurricane Irene expect the worst

In connection with the approach of Hurricane "Irene" in five U.S. states on the east coast of the country a regime of emergency. Disaster zone may be 65 million. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has asked residents to prepare for impact "Irene":

"You have to supply the required products, and at the ready assembled bag that can be taken with you if you urgently need to leave their homes."

Hurricane "Irene" has increased to the third category of danger and rages over Bahamas. Maximum wind speed at the center of the storm reaches 193 kilometers per hour.

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Four U.S. states introduced the state of emergency, the authorities are preparing for the worst in 15 years, a hurricane

The governors of the four states on the east coast of the United States — North Carolina, New Jersey, Virginia, Maryland — declared a state of emergency due to the approaching hurricane "Irene" CNN reports. According to the Governor of New Jersey Chris Christie, a hurricane could cause severe flooding, which will be the "event of the century." In North Carolina, began the evacuation of local residents, previously reported only tourists. In the town of Ocean City, Maryland, the evacuation will begin at midnight local time. Now assigned to the third degree of hurricane risk, but on the weekends it

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Climatologists want to introduce to hurricanes sixth category

Atmospheric researchers tend to agree that in this century the power of tropical cyclones is extremely high, but the strange thing is that to date there is no consensus on the definition of a five-point scale used to classify the strength of storms. Now there is talk of adding a level 6 on the Saffir-Simpson scale, with Category 5 intensity means a sustained wind speed greater than 155 miles (250 kilometers) per hour for at least 1 minute.

The absence of an upper limit on the scale results in a stall in a bunch of most powerful tropical cyclones,

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Hurricane Irene has claimed four lives in the Dominican Republic (+ photos)

Hurricane "Irene" has killed at least four people, evacuated 31,000 residents, according to "The Voice of Russia". Three people died in the city of San Cristobal, 30 kilometers south-east of the capital, Santo Domingo, another man — in El Seibo. Told the head of the local emergency operations center Juan Mendez Garcia, about 2.3 thousand buildings in 85 villages damaged. "The negative impact of" Irene "as heavy rains continue for another 24-36 hours," — he added.

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Meanwhile, pass "Vesti.ru", on the eastern coast of the

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Hurricane Irene: the U.S. East Coast began the evacuation

Hurricane "Irene" is approaching the U.S. East Coast. In this regard, the U.S. government launched an operation to evacuate the population. First started to evacuate in North Carolina. In particular, it was decided to remove the inhabitants of the island of Ocracoke. The island has 5800 people live, to the island is maintained at aid ferries. One of the main attractions of the island — pastures of wild ponies.

Rescue turned to coastal communities States of North and South Carolina with a request to make sure that they have a supply of food

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The hurricane has caused the death of two women in Germany

The hurricane was on Thursday night in many areas of Germany, killing two women, several bystanders suffered difficulties in movement of vehicles, many were left without electricity, local media reported.

First of all, the element of the territory affected federal states of Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, Hesse, Thuringia, Saxony-Anhalt, Saxony and Brandenburg. Lake Constance woman 57 years old, sailing, canoeing, drowned. In Constanta, 77-year-old pensioner hit shield from food stalls, from injuries she died in hospital.

The exact number of people affected by the hurricane are not reported, it is noted that the man was seriously injured in Upper Bavaria, after

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