Hurricane Irma has become the biggest threat to the United State. Several search and rescue operations have been carried out by the National Gaurd and many volunteers. The strong tropical storm winds brought destruction in a wide section of United State. Hurricane Irma killed at least 11 in US, Florida witnesses devastation
As per the recent reports, Hurricane Irma killed at least 11 people in the Sunshine State — Florida, South Carolina and Georgia. The hurricane was downgraded and slightly dropped its strength and became a post-tropical cyclone on Tuesday morning.
The National Weather Service reported, the hurricane brought “generally moderate rain” in Ohio Valleys and Tennessee.
The tropical storm was around 65 miles southwest of Atlanta, the hurricane heading to north-northwest with the sustained winds of 35 miles per hour. The strong and powerful storm is supposed to continue to the weekend as the center of the hurricane is moving northwest.
On Monday night, the tropical storm shifted its track. The hurricane brought strong winds and heavy rain to Atlanta. In the afternoon, 64 mph winds were reportedly moving in the Atlanta while in Southeast the tropical storm brought heavy rain.
On Monday, Hurricane Irma brought heavy rainfall, over 6 inches of rain in Georgia and Brunswick while in Beaufort, South Carolina recorded around 5.9 inches of rain.
The state of emergency was declared by the U.S. President Donald Trump in Alabama on Monday, he declared the state of emergency after talking to Governor Kay Ivey a day before on phone, the White House said.
The flood water poured the streets of Jacksonville, Fla. on Monday morning. It brings record levels of the storm surge with coast and inland rivers.
Jax Sheriff’s Office posted a flooded area image on Twitter and captioned it: “For those contemplating driving around (down)town today…this seems to be a recurring theme. #JSO recommends not”
— Jax Sheriff’s Office (@JSOPIO) September 11, 2017