In Canada recorded gusts of hurricane force winds

In Canada recorded gusts of hurricane force winds Natural Disasters

Strong winds knocked down trees, destroyed buildings and fanned grass fires in Alberta, western Canada. The storm, which began on November 27, 2011, struck the city of Calgary stream of broken glass and dust. According to the plan of the emergency, the local authorities ordered to stop pedestrian and vehicle traffic in the city.

Further south at the foot of the Canadian Rockies was powerful Chinook, wind from the sea. In Klaresheme Wind gusts reached 144 kilometers per hour. Grass fires in Lethbridge endanger the lives 130 people, forcing them to flee their homes.

On November 29, the speed of wind gusts as a whole has decreased, but in some places to a height of 230 meters, it reaches 149 kilometers per hour.

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