Another threat of disaster. At this time the victim may fall Canada. Formed in the Atlantic hurricane "Ophelia", which is currently assigned to the second category of risk on a five point Saffir-Simpson scale, is moving toward the Canadian island of Newfoundland, — the EI.
Earlier, on the coast of the U.S. state of North Carolina in the wake of Hurricane "Ophelia" is left without electricity for more than 46 thousand people. This was reported in the energy of "Progress Energy", which supplies electricity in the state.
"At the moment without electricity are 46.2 thousands of consumers, several brigades 900 people working on the restoration of electrical supply in areas where the hurricane has become weaker. After a few hours we will be able to begin restoration work in full force, "- the company said.
According to the company, a power outage in the hurricane affected 12 districts most affected New Hanover, where left without electricity for more than 21 thousand people, Carter — over 14,000 thousand and Pender — about three thousand people.