Tropical storm Eta strikes Florida, brings with it heavy rainfall

The National Hurricane Center reports that the tropical storm has landed in Lower Matekumbe Chi. It disrupted normal life and brought heavy rains to parts of Cuba, the Bahamas and southern Florida. She weakened and moved to the Gulf of Mexico. However, it can cause flash floods in parts of Southeast Florida. Meteorologists have predicted the possibility of an extra 1 to 3 centimetres of rain in different parts of South Florida and on the west coast. The authorities have closed many schools in the area and blocked bridges in anticipation of the strong winds. These were precautions.

Many vehicles were abandoned and blocked on the roads with fallen trees, obstructing the flow of traffic. These are situations that people have to deal with during a storm. A native of Fort Lauderdale said… I’ve lived here since 1975. I saw all the storms, it was raining heavily compared to the others.

CNN mentions the power cuts. They are quite common during such weather disturbances, and almost 13,000 buyers were without electricity because of the tropical storm Eta. If this happens, renewable energies can help to remedy the situation and reduce tensions. Storm Eta can flood lowlands when the Metals department warns of heavy rains with rainfall up to 18 inches.

Along the coastal areas with large waves, life-threatening conditions can also occur. Those who live in this part of the world have experience with these kinds of storms. Hurricane Delta was the tenth storm to hit the United States in 2020.

Authorities take precautions against storm Eta

Because of the possible consequences of a tropical storm, some schools in South Florida were closed.

The Miami-Dade bridges are also closed. Mayor Carlos Jiménez explained that in the region winds of 40 to 60 miles per hour with the possibility of tornadoes can occur. CNN continues to add animal shelters that were opened in Monroe County before the storm hit. Collier County stopped a bus service because of the strong wind forecast.

In Auckland Park there was heavy rainfall and flooding. It was clear that travel possibilities in these areas were limited. Moreover, those who go to sea must be careful not to overthrow ships or suffer losses as a result of turbulence at sea and dangerous waves.

Eta resulted in evacuation and fatalities

Storm Yeta gave two discharges. One of them was in Cuba and then, as a category 4 hurricane, in Central America. CNN refers to the emergency management plans in Cuba and Mexico. The storm didn’t spare Guatemala and Honduras either. The latter reported 38 dead and 8 missing persons. Thousands of people had to be evacuated. In Guatemala 116 people have been reported missing. They could have fallen victim to a landslide in a remote village. It’s the 28th. Storm in the current hurricane season, similar to 2005.

In September 2018, Hurricane Florence turned into a category 4 storm with winds of 140 miles per hour.

People trapped on roofs by hurricane

According to the Honduran organisation, Honduras carried out relief operations after the rivers flooded. He sent thousands of people to the roofs of their houses. Queen Elizabeth II said: Prince Philippe and I were deeply saddened by the tragic loss of life and devastation caused by Hurricane Eta. Our thoughts and prayers go out to those who have been wounded or killed, and to all those whose homes and livelihoods have been affected. The storm hit Florida and flooded the streets, and in some places people ran out of electricity. He left about 200 dead or missing in Central America. A Palm Beach County official warned: Take this storm seriously.

Please don’t drive on flooded roads.

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