4 dead in North Caroline due to the Irene hurricane
United States, August 27, 2011
The North Carolina State received from Hurricane Irene. Heavy storms and winds caused damage and left 300 000 people without electric power. There are 4 people dead.
The U.S. media warned that there are trees down in the middle of the roads and that the wrecks have led to a blackout in an area inhabited by 300 thousand people.
In light of these events, the governor of New York, Michael Bloomberg, asked citizens in the risk areas to leave “now.”
“If you have to leave, you must begin now,” the mayor said while reaffirming that the storm will be ”very serious”. ”We must prepare for the worst,” he said.