The governor of the U.S. state of Florida, Rick Scott introduced a state of emergency in the state in connection with the approach of tropical storm "Isaac," according to the Associated Press on Saturday.
Forecasters warned of the approach of a storm in the middle of the week. Currently, it is close to the epicenter of Cuba after passing over the southern parts of Haiti, where, according to preliminary reports, the victims were three elements of man. It is expected that in the near future, "Isaac" will reach the coast of Florida.
According to the National Hurricane Warning Centre, the cyclone is moving at a speed of 27 kilometers per hour wind gusts reaching up to 96 kilometers per hour. Meteorologists do not exclude that the storm will result in the second category of hurricane, wind gusts that may reach the devastating speed of 160 kilometers per hour.
Local authorities are advocating with residents about what precautions should be taken during the natural disaster. National Guard of the United States is preparing dozens of planes and helicopters for possible evacuation of residents and the aftermath of the impending storm in the south.