On Saturday hurricane Hanna struck the South-East coast of the U.S. state of Texas, with wind speeds of 145 km/h. About it reports Reuters with reference to the national hurricane center NHC.
“Hannah” the hurricane of the 1st category according to the five-level? the Saffir-Simpson scale, first engulfed the coast of Padre island, and then transferred to the Eastern district of Kennedy, Texas, and struck the territory in 115 km to the South of the city of Corpus Christi. The wind was a ruined pier in the Bay and tore roofs of houses. The NHC warned of the threat of a tornado.
“Hannah” also can cause flash flooding, with rain up to 38 cm in southern Texas and northeastern Mexico.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott has declared a state of disaster for the 32 districts of the state, who are on the path of the storm.
It is projected that the hurricane will weaken as it moves inland over South Texas and in the northeastern part of Mexico.
It is also expected that the element will not affect the production of oil and gas offshore. Energy companies evacuated workers did not shut down production platforms in the Gulf of Mexico.
Hurricane Hanna formed in the Atlantic ocean as a tropical storm and then strengthened to a hurricane.
As previously reported, one tropical storm under the name “Gonzalo” comes to the Caribbean. In addition, to Hawaii approaching storm “Douglas”.