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Brother Bush: Hurricane - which means wind lethal force "

October 24 2005

On the west coast of Florida near the town of Neypls Hurricane "Wilma" . Declared emergency evacuation from disaster areas. Information on casualties or damage yet.

At present, in remya typhoon has a third category of forces out of five. The hurricane is moving with up to 40 miles per hour, the wind force at the epicenter is 200 km / h. Local authorities immediately evacuated the population. Ordinance to abandon their homes were 160 thousand people. Closed virtually all businesses, as well as the launch site at Cape Canaveral. Shuttles are hidden in special hangars, officials disbanded their homes, reports the First Channel.

"Seriously remind people the Florida Keys, the hurricane is approaching, and the hurricane - which means wind lethal force," - said Florida Governor Jeb Bush , younger brother of President George W. Bush, conveys Finmarket.

It is expected that the "Wilma" will move to the Atlantic coast of Florida, threatening the cities of Miami and Fort Lauderdale. According to experts, the level of coastal flooding could range from three to five meters. Forecasters say "Wilma" is gaining strength, and the brunt of the eighth hurricane in Florida this year have yet to survive, reports the AP.

Note that the "Wilma" has already hit the coast of Cuba and Mexico. Earlier, the Cuban authorities evacuated more than 600 thousand people flooded several coastal villages. In Mexico, the destruction of a much bigger: the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula, where the resort hotels, two days a hurricane has destroyed thousands of houses and hotels.

This is the 21st storm of the season. Thus, 2005 was a record for most hurricanes in the Atlantic - the last time 20 hurricanes were recorded in 1933.

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