The number of victims of the hurricane in the eastern U.S. has reached 22 people. This was reported by the Associated Press.
As noted, some 1.8 million people are still without power because of damage to power lines. Daytime temperatures in the affected states exceed 38 degrees, nor do their residents is not possible to use the air conditioning.
Authorities fear that the death toll could rise to Hurricane because of the widespread use of independent power generators, which, when emit noxious fumes hazardous to life.
Due to the lack of electricity authorities had to close a number of roads because of the inability to use the lights. As noted, for this reason, on Monday, July 2, officials in Maryland and the District of Columbia was not allowed to come to work.
Recall, the hurricane passed by state U.S. East Coast on Friday, June 29. Due to a disaster declared a state of emergency in the states of Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia, Ohio, and the District of Columbia.
As reported UNN previously available information on 18 U.S. hurricane victims.