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Florida evacuated

July 8 2005
14:53

Power of the U.S. state of Florida declared a general evacuation of the inhabitants of the lower islands of the Florida Keys chain. This is due to the approach of Hurricane Dennis

As reported by CNN, in the night from Thursday to Friday, "Dennis" went to Cuba. At this time, the category of risk has been upgraded to an "extremely dangerous", which corresponds to four points on a scale assessing hurricane

Epicenter of the hurricane on Saturday morning will be about 65 kilometers from the Florida Keys. State Governor Jeb Bush has ordered to mobilize all resources to meet the approaching hurricane in the area that the wind speed is now around 245 kilometers per hour. All the tourists and visitors fled the island as early as Thursday.

After the Florida Keys, Dennis will move to the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico and could strike at any part of the coast of southwest Florida to southeastern Louisiana. Storm warning also applies to most of Cuba, Jamaica and the Cayman Islands.

In turn, the command of the notorious U.S. military base Guantanamo Bay, located in Cuba, has prepared a plan for the evacuation of prisoners in anticipation of Hurricane Dennis. " Its structure can withstand the impact of hurricane force winds for up to 145 kilometers per hour.

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