The White House reported, this Saturday, that the President of the United States, Joe Biden, will visit the areas most affected by the passage of Hurricane Ida on Tuesday.
Power Hurricane Larry Category 3 winds increased in the last hours to 205 kilometers per hour It threatens with dangerous waves and rip currents to the Lesser Antilles and the eastern coast of the United States, according to the National Hurricane Center (NHC).
At the moment, the center of the typhoon is about to 1700 km east of Leeward Islands It is about 2,570 km southeast of Bermuda. NHC expects the waves generated by Larry to reach the Lesser Antilles on Sunday, and will spread to parts of the Greater Antilles, the Bahamas and Bermuda on Monday and Tuesday. Major inflation is likely to hit the East Coast on Tuesday and cause dangerous rip currents.
The system is moving towards between west and northwest at 15 mph, just days after the devastation caused by Tropical Storm Ida, which dumped torrential rains over New York and New Jersey this week, leaving nearly 50 people dead and causing extensive damage.
Biden’s visit to the affected area
The White House reported Saturday that the President of the United States, Joe Biden, will visit on Tuesday The areas most affected by the passage of Hurricane Ida are in the states of New York and New Jersey. Specifically, Biden will visit Manville, New Jersey, and Queens, New York, to personally check on the ravages of last Wednesday night’s storm.
Biden spoke with the governor of New York on Thursday, Kathy Hochholand New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy. Both declared a state of emergency due to flooding and damage that led to the suspension of the New York subway and the departure of flights from Newark International Airport.
At least 48 people died direct consequence of the louisiana hurricane, New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Biden did indeed visit Louisiana last Friday, where hundreds of thousands of people are still without electricity.
Biden appealed to insurance companies after reports of some of them refusing to cover damages if there was no express eviction order from the damaged home.
Forecasters expect Larry to remain at major hurricane strength through the first part of next week.
Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 75 kilometers (5 miles) from the center and up to 260 kilometers (160 miles) with tropical storm strength.
The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) expects the current Atlantic hurricane season to have above-average activity.
So far this year, four hurricanes have formed in the Atlantic Basin, Henry, Grace, Elsa, and Ida. The latter reached the category and caused death and destruction in the Caribbean and the United States.
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