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Massive flooding threaten U.s. gulf coast by hurricane Harvey

Massive flooding threaten U.s. gulf coast by hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey is going to provide for catastrophic flooding in the American state of Texas and parts of Louisiana. Who warning, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) Friday.

Also, the hurricane significantly become more powerful by the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Harvey has now become a hurricane of the third most powerful category.

There are winds of up to 208 kilometres per hour possible. That is enough to make trees out of the ground and roofs of houses to pluck. It is possible that the supply of water and electricity for days flat.

As the hurricane with a flood of country, the floods are even greater. Many people have now elsewhere in the state, their sought salvation.

Millions of people are preparing now for the storm, which is one of the toughest of the last twelve years in the USA can be. According to the latest calculations, the hurricane in the night from Friday to Saturday (local time) at Corpus Christi in Texas hard country reach further inland to draw.

Texas and Louisiana have the state of emergency is declared. The White House has announced developments in the holes to keep an emergency fund available. The port of Houston, one of the largest in the U.S., closed Friday.

Gasoline prices

The approaching storm also has a strong effect on the oil and fuel prices, which are up to shoot. More than 45 percent of the oil refineries in the U.S. is located on the Gulf of Mexico, and almost a fifth of the crude oil off the coast won.

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