Hurricane «Florence» slowed down, which threatens the increased rains and floods

© Photo : ESA/Alexander GerstВид on hurricane Florence with the ISSHurricane «Florence» slowed down, which threatens the increased rains and floods© Photo : ESA/Alexander Gerst

Hurricane «Florence» slowed their advance to the Atlantic coast, and moving at a speed of about eight kilometers per hour, according to the national center warnings about hurricanes USA.

A smaller movement of the storm face the fact that the affected areas will have more rain than initially predicted.

The hurricane is located about 160 kilometers from the city of Wilmington in South Carolina and about 230 miles East of Myrtle beach in South Carolina. The wind in the center of the storm is up to 160 kilometers per hour. This corresponds to the hurricane of the second category. Earlier «Florence» increased to the fourth category.

It is expected that the hurricane will reach the coast at night on Friday and during the day will slowly move across the territory of South Carolina. More than one million people were in the evacuation zone.

Hurricane «Florence» slowed down, which threatens the increased rains and floods© Infographical worst natural disasters of the XXI century

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