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Hurricane Henry makes landfall on the east coast of the United States

The tropical storm “Henry” makes its way to the east coast United States Updated to Hurricane. That American Hurricane Center NHC Wind speeds of up to 120 kilometers per hour were reported with more strong winds on Saturday. According to meteorologists, the storm will reach the US east coast on Sunday and hit land on Long Island or southern New England.

The NHC said that even if the storm calmed down again before reaching the coast, “Henry” would make landfall with or near hurricane force. Meteorological services warn of dangerous winds such as winds, storms, heavy rains and floods.

Officers in Connecticut, Main, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island And Vermont People have already been invited to prepare for the storm. In Massachusetts, parks and beaches are said to be closed until Monday. According to officials, the power supply to 300,000 people will fail.

Announces state of emergency in some parts of New York State

Heavy rain is expected in New York and neighboring New England. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has declared a state of emergency in some parts of the US state due to Hurricane Katrina. These include New York City, Long Island and a few other areas. In the United States, a state of emergency is often declared without warning because it means that responsibilities are transferred from the federal government to regional authorities.

This is the first hurricane to hit the area directly in 30 years. In 1991, Hurricane Bob killed 17 people there. The last hurricane warning for New York was Hurricane Irene in August 2011. A year later, the tropical storm “Sandy” caused extensive damage, killing 44 people.

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According to CNN About five million people now live in hurricane-prone areas.

“Grace” reaches the east coast of the mainland of Mexico

Even Mexico Currently affected by the hurricane. After crossing the Mexican Yucatan Peninsula, “Grace” reached the east coast of the mainland early on Saturday (local time). American Hurricane Center Miami According to a recent situation report, a warning was issued for an area from the city of Veracruz in the same state up to Capo Rojo in the north of the state.

Throughout the weekend, “Grace” will move westward to the mainland with winds of up to 175 kilometers per hour and heavy rain. The epicenter was reported below the Pacific Ocean floor, however; no tsunami alert was issued.