The damage caused by the hurricane «Harvey» may exceed $40 billion

Hurricane «Harvey» may cause the US economy losses amounting to more than $40 billion. it is reported by CNN, citing data from research company CoreLogic.

According to expert estimates, published last week, the damage will be $39.6 billion, if the hurricane will reach the third category of power.

Hurricane «Harvey» hit the Texas on the evening of August 25. According to meteorologists, this is the most powerful storm in the US over the last 10 years. As reported by the national weather service of the USA, the hurricane «Harvey» was rated the fourth category of danger from five possible. Later the category was downgraded to a tropical storm.

As a result of hurricane «Harvey» in the United States killed at least five people. Flooding in Houston caused by hurricane «Harvey», flooded the local TV channel.

Due to the storm offshore oil and gas operators in the Gulf of Mexico have evacuated platforms and rigs.

The damage caused by the hurricane «Harvey» may exceed $40 billion 28.08.2017

Август 28th, 2017 by
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