For fear of the damage that might be caused by wind and rain, the authorities in the area have activated an alarm. Louisiana should provide an additional 95,000 homes and businesses with more than 320,000 without power in Texas.
Madrid. (EUROPA Press).- Although Cyclone Nicholas made landfall in Texas, it has caused the most damage to the state and the neighboring Louisiana. However, the National Hurricane Center (CNH), has reduced its classification to keep it classified as a Tropical storm.
Although “Nicholas” was elevated to hurricane level shortly before landing, CNH updated its report around 5:00 PM (local time). This indicated that it was already considered a storm and was moving at a maximum sustained wind speed 110 kilometers per hour. However, he fears this could lead to flash floods.
The authorities have activated an alert in the region to protect themselves from the potential damage caused by rain and wind. According to NBC News more than 320,000 Texas homes and businesses have lost power. Louisiana should add 95,000 homes or businesses.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott declared a state emergency in 17 Texas counties. Houston: Most flights have been cancelled. Residents are advised to stay home overnight to avoid the storm.
“Nicholas,” the 14th Atlantic storm of 2021, is called. Half of all the storms that have struck the United States so far have been fatal. Ada is the worst storm of the season. It crashed off the Louisiana coast and then flooded New York, causing more than 40 deaths.