Hurricane Irma gained momentum to a category 4 storm agitating west in the Atlantic Ocean inducing emergency proclamation in Florida and Puerto Rico. Even though Irma’s promenade remains unresolved, it can be a threat to the sanctity of the US. It has led Florida Governor Rick Scott to announce a state of emergency in all 67 counties in his state.
Scott said that in Florida the people are always inclined for the worst and wish for the best and even though the citizens are unsure about the path Irma will take, it is prudent to be ready and equip ourselves with measures to battle the Hurricane Irma. He also said that state of emergency allowed representatives to act speedily in the utmost concern of Floridians without the worry of bureaucracy and red tape.
The governor of Puerto Rico, Ricardo Rosselló, announced a state of emergency and initiated the National Guard after the National Hurricane Center announced that a close watch should be kept on Puerto Rico as Hurricane Irma approached. Governor’s office has debarred all the classes from being conducted in the public education system as well as University of Puerto Rico.
The National Hurricane Center said that Irma was about 490 miles east of the Leeward Islands. It is bundling paramount sustained winds of 130 mph as it proceeds west at 13 mph. CNN meteorologist and weather anchor Tom Sater said that computer simulations are showcasing the system is progressing through the Caribbean and by the end of week, it will turn right toward the north.