Forecasts indicate storm surge expected in South Carolina
Ian regains strength and from a tropical storm starts to return to hurricane status after devastating areas of Florida. The National Hurricane Center reported gusts of wind at about 110 km per hour in the American morning. Ian is moving north and according to the forecasts of the NHC should arrive on Friday in South Carolina with the typical characteristics of a category 1 hurricane.
“This could be the deadliest hurricane in Florida history,” US President Joe Biden said, speaking from the headquarters of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (Fema), which is tasked with assisting states and individuals in times of crisis. . Biden then announced that he will travel to Florida “as soon as conditions permit.”
Biden, the note read, had a telephone conversation with Lee County Commissioner Cecil Pendergrass. In particular, the American president has promised aid for the restoration of electricity, for the reconstruction of damaged roads and bridges, and for efforts to bring relief. The US administration, the White House said, will strive to provide all the necessary resources. In Florida, about 2.6 million people are without electricity.