Better batten up the hatches…
Over one million people have been ordered to leave their homes in Virginia and South Carolina as a dangerous hurricane nears the United States coast.
Hurricane Florence is set to start making itself known in the US on this coming Thursday, bringing with it a series of devastating winds and storms. Currently it is rated as category four, which is one of the highest ratings given in recent years! With experts also predicting it will be the worst storm to hit south-east US in modern history.
Currently, the storm has winds in access of 200km/h and is expected to gain in strength as it approaches land!
#Florence is now a powerful Category 4 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 130 mph. #GOESEast captured this close-up of the storm’s eye as it continues tracking toward the southeastern U.S. Latest: https://t.co/vziaU0pOhE pic.twitter.com/SvHPKYGZsC
— NOAA Satellites (@NOAASatellites) September 10, 2018