New tropical storm hits Florida coast

New tropical storm hits Florida coast

On Wednesday, September 8, a a new tropical cyclone, which was given the name "Mindi". A few hours ago, he reached the coast of the state. Read today in USA.ONE:

America is threatened by a new cyclone

National Hurricane Center reported.

Tropical cyclone "Mindy&# 34; reached Florida

In particular, the message said:

"A new tropical cyclone formed in the Gulf of Mexico and in the evening it will reach the coast of Florida in the Penhandle region".

It is specified that the elements originated less than 100 miles (160 km) from the west coast of the state. Wind speed at the epicenter "Mindy" is estimated at 75 km/h, which is equal to the strength of a tropical storm. The first on the path of the elements was the island of St. Vincent, which is located 100 km from the state capital of Tallahassee. Wind gusts in the affected area reach 24 m/s.

According to forecasts, storm "Mindi" will pass through the north of Florida, and will also affect South Carolina and Georgia. This is the 13th cyclone of the Atlantic hurricane season in 2021.

Meanwhile, the number of victims of Hurricane "Ida", which hit the coast of the Gulf of Mexico on August 29, increased from 71 to 82. In Louisiana, the death of another 11 people was confirmed, among which 7 were guests of one of the nursing homes. This brings the total number of victims in the state to 26. Four more died in the southeastern United States and 52 in the northeast.

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