United States prepares for imminent arrival of worst storm in 30 years
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According to an advisory from the National Hurricane Center, residents of the area are preparing for the arrival of a tropical storm that has turned into a hurricane this Saturday. Will happen first in 30 years In hitting New England.
it is estimated that storm, with 120 km/h winds and high gusts, make landfall on Long Island, New York or parts of southern New England this Sunday.
Parts of New York State declared emergency situation.
On Saturday night, a concert in New York City’s Central Park came to a sudden halt “due to severe weather,” police said.
Nearly 60,000 people had to withdraw from the first mass concert held in the city following restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic.
“You have to take this very seriously”
Hurricanes are rare on this part of the United States coast.
New England was last whipped 1991 One such incident occurred when Hurricane Bob caused the deaths of 17 people.
“We must take this storm very seriously; even if it does not make landfall as a hurricane, tropical force winds and hurricane wave can do great harmDean Criswell, administrator of the US Federal Emergency Management Agency, told CNN.
“We will see power outages and trees toppled, and even after the storm has passed, trees and branches remain at risk of falling.”
About six million people living near the northeast coast received hurricane warnings in parts of Long Island, Connecticut and Massachusetts.
And more than 36 million people received tropical storm warnings in southern New England as well as New York and New Jersey.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo declared a state of emergency for Long Island and New York City, as well as other parts of the state. “PleaseOh, is that somenI know This storm is seriously, asked the residents.
Massachusetts will close its parks and beaches from Saturday to Monday, Governor Charlie Baker’s office said Friday.
It is estimated that around 300,000 people will be without electricity. Officials urged “all residents to begin preparing for the storm and pay close attention to local weather.”
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