On Florida Hurricane Michael
• In Florida Hurricane Michael
October 10 in Florida looked Hurricane Michael.
On Thursday morning, the hurricane, the center of which was the central part of Georgia, weakened to a tropical storm, maximum wind speed was 120 km / h. Previously, the wind speed reached 250 km / h. (Photo by Andrew Caballero-Reynolds):
The potential damage from "Michael" is estimated at billions of dollars. (Photo by Mark Wallheiser):
Hurricane Michael against trees. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski):
We'll have to fork out for new yachts and boats. (Photo by Glenn Fawcett):
FL, 12 October. (Photo by Mark Wallheiser):
, killing at least 18 people. (Photo by Joe Raedle):
In order to measure the potential damage from the hurricane, Saffir Herbert (1917-2007) and Robert Simpson (1912-2014) in the early 1970s developed a special scale. (Photo Dronebase):
Categories hurricane scale Saffir - Simpson.
Minimum - damaged trees and shrubs. Slight damage to piers, some small boats parked ripped from their anchors.
Moderate - major damage trees and shrubs; some trees blown over, badly damaged prefabricated houses. Considerable damage to piers and marinas, small boats parked ripped from their anchors.
Significant - knocked down large trees, prefabricated houses destroyed in separate smaller buildings damaged windows, doors and roof. Floods along the shoreline; small buildings on the bank destroyed. Huge - trees, shrubs and knocked down billboards, prefabricated houses razed to the ground, severely damaged windows, doors and roof. Flooded areas located at an altitude of 3 meters above sea level; floods spread to 10 km inland; damage from the waves and debris carried by them.
Catastrophic - all the trees, bushes and billboards blown over, many of the buildings seriously damaged; some of the buildings were completely destroyed; Prefabricated houses demolished. Inflicted heavy damage to lower floors of the building at a height of up to 4, 6 meters above sea level in the zone extending up to 45, 7 km inland; the need for mass evacuation of people from coastal areas.
(Photo by Andrew Caballero-Reynolds):
Florida October 11, 2018. (Photo by Jonathan Bachma):
Restore power supply. (Photo by Mark Wallheiser):
An undetermined number of US Air Force aircraft based on "Tyndall" in Florida, including expensive stealth fighter F-22, the Raptor, probably were damaged by the hurricane, "Michael."
This is - an overturned F-15A Eagle. (Photo by Jonathan Bachman):