Trump will hold a meeting on the topic of the hurricane «Harvey»

© AP Photo / Evan VucciПрезидент USA Donald trump. Archival photoTrump will hold a meeting on the topic of the hurricane «Harvey»© AP Photo / Evan Vucci

The US President Donald trump will hold a Saturday meeting on the topic of the hurricane «Harvey» in a teleconference, according to the daily schedule of trump.

Hurricane «Harvey», which in the coming hours will fall on the coast of Texas in the Gulf of Mexico, the fourth category has at maximum the fifth. Currently, «Harvey» is located 70 kilometers from the city of Corpus Christi and moves towards it with a speed of 13 kilometers per hour. As of 18.00 local time (2.00 GMT Saturday), the wind speed in the center of the hurricane reaches 215 km / h.

The U.S. President spends a weekend at his country residence in camp-David near Washington, DC. Vice-President Mike Pence has canceled a trip around the country and intend to spend the weekend in Washington to monitor the hurricane.

The bulk of the work to respond to natural disasters in the United States falls on the local authorities and state governments. However, the President may declare a particular state a Federal disaster area, which will allocate assistance to States from the Federal budget.

Hurricane «Harvey» has already become the most powerful hurricane in the U.S. over the past 12 years, since the country in 2005 was hit by the storm Katrina, which virtually destroyed the city of New Orleans in Louisiana.