at least 15 people have died as a result of passage of hurricane ‘Ian’ by the state of Florida, as reported this Thursday by the local authorities.
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The combination of high winds, rain and storm surge from ‘Ian’ It has flooded homes, cut off roads and left more than two million people without power, also causing the deaths of at least 15 people in Florida, as reported by CNN.
Likewise, the United States Coast Guard has carried out during this Thursday 68 rescue operations throughout the state, which are included in the 700 rescues announced by Florida Governor Ron de Santis during a press conference.
The president of United States, Joe Bidenhas ensured that ‘Ian’ could be the “deadliest” from the history of the state of Florida, which has already been declared a disaster area.
This could be the deadliest hurricane in Florida history,” Biden said, adding that “first reports” point to a “substantial loss of life,” according to the US ABC network.
After throughout this Thursday ‘Ian’ has progressively lost strength to transition from a hurricane to a tropical storm while advancing over central Florida, weather services have warned that it has regained intensity.
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Specific, ‘Ian‘, It has become a category one hurricane with wind gusts of up to 120 kilometers per hour, according to what ABC News has been able to collect.
The hurricane is heading northwest and the eye of the same landfall is expected to make landfall in the state of South Carolina, specifically in Charleston, throughout Friday.
‘Ian’ made landfall Wednesday in Florida as a category four hurricanewith wind gusts of up to 240 kilometers per hour.