Hurricane “Harvey” in the United States loses power, its power is downgraded to the third category.
Reduced the category of the hurricane “Harvey” from the fourth to the third on a five-point Saffir-Simpson scale.
The wind speed is currently 201 km/h, TV channel, citing the national center for the study of hurricanes.
In the area between the coastal towns of Port Arkansas, and Port O’connor there was a flood. National weather service warns of the possibility of tornadoes and floods in the near future and the rest of the day. Experts warned that Texas “will have a lot of tough days” ahead.
Earlier the hurricane “Harvey” was rated the fourth category. The wind speed reached 215 km/h.
The President of the United States Donald trump announced in connection with the hurricane “Harvey” mode of a natural disaster in the state of Texas. He also urged residents to exercise extreme caution.
For “Harvey” hit the small Texas town of Rockport, with a population of about 7 thousand people, whose streets were partially flooded and collapsed the roof of a school. No casualties were reported.
Also in Corpus Christi, thousands of people were left without electricity, the city authorities have ordered the evacuation of residents.
Tens of thousands of state residents evacuated the day before
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