Powerful hurricane «Harvey» reached the coast of Texas

© NASA / NOAA GOES ProjectСнимок satellite hurricane Harvey approaching the Gulf coast of Texas, USA. 25 August 2017Powerful hurricane «Harvey» reached the coast of Texas© NASA / NOAA GOES Project

Hurricane «Harvey» dangerous category four reached the coast of Texas, according to the national center for the prevention of hurricanes USA (NHC).

«Cloud swirl around the core of the hurricane of the fourth category «Harvey» began the promotion of on shore middle part of the coast of Texas», — stated in the message.

Observed wind speeds up to 130 mph (about 210 kilometers per hour).

He has already caused damage in the small town of Port Aransas on the barrier island of Mustang, which lies off the southern coast of Texas, according to local police. «Take the nearest shelter. We faced very strong winds and visible damage around the city», — stated in the message of militiamen.