Flash News!! Hurricane Ian hit the USA! Army on alert, evacuation order for 2.5 million people
Hurricane Ian is on alert in Florida, USA. Hurricane Ian, which was effective in Cuba in the past days and caused a power outage in the whole country, hit Florida at the category 4 level. The hurricane made landfall near Cayo Costa Island. Before the hurricane, 2.5 million people were ordered to evacuate in Florida, while tens of thousands of American soldiers, including the national guard, were made ready in the area. More than 100,000 people in the state are already without power due to the hurricane.
Hurricane Ian reached the US state of Florida after Cuba. In the statement made by the US National Hurricane Center (NHC), Hurricane Ian, which reached the category 4 level according to the Saffir-Simpson scale, landed near Cayo Costa Island with winds of 241 kilometers per hour. While the storm and heavy rains were effective in the region before the hurricane, floods and floods occurred.
TEN THOUSANDS OF SOLDIERS
Due to the approaching Hurricane Ian, 2 million 500 thousand citizens living in Florida were ordered to evacuate this morning. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis warned the citizens with the words, “We expect a strong storm, there will be a lot of rain,” and reported that 42,000 soldiers, 7,000 national guards, 179 aircraft and many surface vehicles are ready to combat the hurricane. More than 100,000 people have been left without power due to the hurricane in Florida.
CAN UPGRADE TO CATEGORY 5
Hurricane Ian, which strengthened to category 4 while advancing in the Gulf of Mexico before landing in Florida, reached 249 kilometers per hour, while the hurricane approached the category 5 level. Hurricanes with wind speeds of 252 kilometers per hour (157 mph) on the Saffir-Simpson scale are considered category 5.
WILL REACH THE ATLAS OCEAN
It is estimated that Hurricane Ian will move in the northwest direction, pass the Florida Peninsula and reach the Atlantic Ocean in the next 12 hours. Hurricane Ian, which hit Cuba at the category 3 level in the early morning hours of yesterday, caused a power outage in the whole country, and 2 people died.
23 PEOPLE LOST
In the statement made by the US Border Patrol, it was reported that the boat with Cuban immigrants in it sank off the coast of Florida due to the hurricane, and 23 people were reported missing. In the statement, it was stated that the US Coast Guard teams launched a search and rescue operation for the 23 missing people. Agent Walter Slosar, from the US Border Patrol, said in a statement that the four Cuban immigrants on the boat swam to the shore after their boat sank due to bad weather conditions. It was reported that Cuban immigrants were hospitalized.