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A natural disaster sasha

  1. 1. A Natural Disaster inthe U.S. East Coast<br />By Sasha<br />September 9, 2011<br />
  2. 2. Basic Facts<br />Hurricane Irene started Sunday August 28, 2011.<br />As the Hurricane weakened it turned into a tropical storm.<br />The wind blew over 65 mph.<br />Hurricane Irene was the largest storm to ever hit New York in 25 years. <br />The U.S. Government was preparing for a horrifying natural disaster. <br />
  3. 3. Death toll <br />
  4. 4. The impact of the hurricane <br />The hurricane killed at least 44 people.<br />The subways and the commuter trains system were immobile.<br />Over 5 million people were left without electricity.<br />A lot people were evacuated to cities that were not close to the coastal line so that the people would be safer.<br />
  5. 5. The impact of the hurricane <br />Many businesses were shut down and lost money.<br />The total national cost of the damage is estimated to be 40 billion dollars.<br />Many peoples homes were flooded and fallen trees damaged cars and roads.<br />Some people got hurt and had to go to the hospital.<br />
  6. 6. What was happening to New York city?<br />
  7. 7. Trees are falling in New York<br />
  8. 8. Damaged houses in Virginia <br />
  9. 9. Disaster hits north Carolina <br />
  10. 10. New York City is underwater<br />
  11. 11. This is where Hurricane Irene hit the U.S. on the East Coast.<br />
  12. 12. The disaster is not over yet <br />Hurricane Irene that turn into a tropical storm passed over three days in the East Coast.<br />After the hurricane passed, the flooding emerged as a major concern.<br />Many U.S. states in the East Coast were effected.<br />The effect of the hurricane is not weakening in the state of Vermont.<br />
  13. 13. The disaster is not over yet <br />The people in New England were battling with the huge floods.<br />Irene dumped up to 11 inches (28 centimeters)of rain in Vermont. The rainwater had made its way into the streams and rivers and turned them into torrents. <br />In landlocked Vermont, the governor called this flood the worst flood of the century<br />
  14. 14. The u.s. government warning <br />The President of the U.S. ( Barack Obama )is still warning people that even if the storm got weaker there will still be power outages, and flooding which could get worse.<br />Barack Obama said, “That the recovery effort will take weeks or maybe even longer”.<br />
  15. 15. Resources <br />

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