At least 109 baby sea turtles were found dead in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina following the storm's landfall.  Land interaction and the continued effects of wind shear and dry air continued to weaken the system, and Isaias dropped below hurricane strength at 21:00 UTC, as its center became completely devoid of convection, although a large burst of convection formed over the center shortly after it moved back over water.  The tornado also caused damage to homes in Middletown. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. The warehouse - containing water, food, nappies and cots - was discovered when the building was inspected after the earthquake, Mr Acevedo said. , As the storm approached Southeast Florida, a strong mid-level circulation formed just northeast of the low-level circulation center, spawning intense convection mainly north and east of the LLCC. Central Pacific Hurricane Center 2525 Correa Rd Suite 250 Honolulu, HI 96822 W-HFO.email@example.com Overall, Hurricane Isaias caused approximately $4.725 billion (2020 USD) in damage, with $4.5 billion in damage alone in the U.S., making Isaias the costliest tropical cyclone to affect the Northeastern United States since Hurricane Sandy in 2012.  Following landfall, Isaias continued to accelerate and only weakened slowly, dropping below hurricane status at 07:00 UTC over North Carolina. , Most of the Caribbean islands were suffering from moderate to severe drought conditions from an unusually dry spring and early summer. Isaias's extratropical remnants persisted for another day, before dissipating on August 6. Tropical storm warnings issued for Puerto Rico as the record-breaking hurricane season continues By Judson Jones , CNN Meteorologist Updated 8:35 PM ET, Tue July 28, 2020 "The system is expected to become a tropical storm when it is near the Leeward Islands on Wednesday," says the National Hurricane Center (NHC).  A state of emergency was declared in Connecticut due to 700,000 residents losing power. For Puerto Rico, Dorian is the first major storm to strike the island since Hurricane Maria in 2017, which hit with 175 mph winds. Nun ist der Hurrikan auf Puerto Rico angekommen. , Tropical storm watches were issued for the New England states as the storm began to move up the coast of Florida before being upgraded into warnings as the storm accelerated towards the region.  The wave gradually organized and became better defined, developing a broad area of low pressure.  Thousands of customers throughout the Tri-State (NY-NJ-CT) area remained without power for over a week after the storm, with Governor Cuomo and the New York State Legislature launching an investigation into different utility companies' respective responses. As that tornado dissipated around 6:00 am, another EF2 tornado struck Mardela Springs, Maryland, knocking down several trees and lifting a home off its foundation.  The storm left roughly 750,000 Connecticut residents without power, including 625,000 customers of Eversource Energy and 123,000 customers of the United Illuminating Company. , In New York, a person was killed in New York City when a tree fell on their car in Queens.  Initial damage assessments began on August 2, with reports indicating damage in the Berry Islands and Andros Island was generally minor. A middle school in Dover had portions of its roof torn away, streets were flooded, and power outages were reported, with a state of emergency declared in the city. 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Since 2017, Puerto Rico has been hit by a series of hurricanes and earthquakes. Cecilia Aldarondo's "Landfall" is an… As the storm turned northeastward, it entered a more favorable environment for strengthening, with wind shear relaxing just enough to allow the storm to redevelop intense convection.  The next day, Florida governor Ron DeSantis declared a state of emergency for the eastern coast of Florida ahead of Isaias.  An additional low-end EF2 tornado traveled along a 35.5-mile (57.1 km) track across Kent and New Castle counties in Delaware. Inspections were planned for both bridges after the storm passed. Tropical Storm-Frederick -The weak storm crossed Puerto Rico from east to west with winds of 50 mph and a pressure of 1004 millibars. Almost three years to the day after Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico, killing thousands of people and leaving up to $95 billion of damage in its … Maria made landfall on Puerto Rico on September 20 at high-end Category 5 status, bringing a large storm surge, very heavy rains, and wind gusts well above 100 mph (160 km/h), flattening neighborhoods and crippling the island's power grid.  A 21-year-old man drowned off the coast of Cape May, New Jersey, due to strong rip currents and rough surf. Weather Service said. Puerto Rico estimates that $132 billion will be needed to repair and reconstruct its infrastructure and services. Puerto Rico liegt an der Plattengrenze zwischen der Nordamerikanischen Platte und der Karibischen Platte auf der Puerto-Rico-Jungferninseln-Mikroplatte und damit gleichsam in der Knautschzone zwischen den beiden großen tektonischen Platten. Eine Woche ist es her, dass Hurrikan "Maria" auf Puerto Rico traf.  Tornado watches were also issued in Northeastern South Carolina and Eastern North Carolina. Trump has had a fraught history with the US territory since Puerto Rico was devastated by Hurricane Maria.  Afterward, Isaias's extratropical remnant moved northwestward, before turning eastward on August 6. Devastating flooding and wind damage was reported in Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic, with many towns without electricity or drinking water.  Another man was indirectly killed in a chainsaw accident while helping a friend cut some downed trees from the storm in Newtown, Connecticut. 'Covid ended our marriage': The couples who split in the pandemic, South Korea: The life-changing exam that won't stop for a pandemic, Love Story: Taylor Swift offers 'sneak peek' of new re-recordings, Puerto Rico earthquake destroys natural landmark. WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced the release Friday of $13 billion in assistance to repair years-old hurricane damage in Puerto Rico and pledged to restore its economy, setting aside his past bitter treatment of the island and its leaders as he courts Puerto Rican voters in the U.S., particularly in the crucial swing state of Florida. Image Dimensions: 1435 x 1125. It showed thousands of cases of water and other supplies. , With the system approaching and strengthening, hurricane warnings were posted for the Northwestern Bahamas at 00:00 UTC on July 31. , Favorable shear profiles also led to widespread tornado warnings with 15 tornadoes touching down. It could have a devastating impact. Puerto Rico steckt voller Überraschungen. The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1st through November 30th. Temperatur-, Wind- und Regenvorhersage, sowie aktuelle Wetterwarnungen finden Sie auf wetter.com für Puerto Rico, Kanarische Inseln, Spanien. , People living on Abaco and Grand Bahama islands were evacuated before the storm. Covid vaccine: What does UK vaccine approval mean for US? 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Location Taken: PR, US.  Throughout the Carolinas, over 400,000 people lost power at the height of the storm, mostly in North Carolina. No, there'll be no paper-towel tossing here.  Winds from the storm brought down a church steeple in Ocean City. Puerto Rico’s once pristine beaches became littered with snapped palm trees and debris. Numerous tropical storm, hurricane, and storm surge watches and warnings were issued for areas in the path of Isaias.  A state of emergency was also declared in 13 counties in New York due to damage caused by the storm. At one point in the aftermath, two-thirds of the population had no power. Hurricane Season in Puerto Rico Hurricane season typically runs from June 1 to November 30 in Puerto Rico and throughout the Caribbean.  The strongest winds from Isaias throughout its path were observed on Mount Washington, which recorded a gust of 147 miles per hour (237 km/h), the strongest wind gust ever recorded on the mountain in August. Hurricane warnings were issued for areas near the South Carolina–North Carolina border after the storm was forecasted to reach minimal hurricane status again just before landfall. , On July 31, North Carolina governor Roy Cooper declared a state of emergency ahead of the storm. , Tropical storm watches were first initiated in Southeast Florida at 21:00 UTC on July 30, with more watches and warnings going up as the storm got closer. Mittelamerika / Karibik - Puerto Rico - San Juan.  A man in River Vale, New Jersey was killed after possibly being electrocuted from downed wires while doing yard work to clean up from the storm. , Multiple tornado warnings were issued throughout New England with a waterspout briefly moving ashore as an EF1 tornado in Westport, Connecticut, ripping a roof off a house and snapping large pine trees. An estimated 2,982 fatalities and US$90 … "There are thousands of people who have made sacrifices to help those in the south, and it is unforgivable that resources were kept in the warehouse," Governor VÃ¡zquez Garcel said in her statement. Hurricane María made landfall in Puerto Rico on September 20, 2017. Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico, one of the world’s most iconic telescopes, is to be decommissioned due to damage caused by Hurricane Maria in 2017. Isaias continued strengthening after reaching tropical storm status, with 1-minute sustained winds reaching 60 mph (95 km/h) on July 30 as it made landfall on the southern coast of the Dominican Republic.  Additionally, 109 tornado warnings were issued across 12 states with 39 tornadoes touching down, eight of which were significant (EF2+). Nearly 3,000 people died as a result of the … There were some reports of power outages due to downed power lines, but damage was mostly minor and far less than originally expected due to a weakened Isaias. Increasing migration of young people and working-age adults away from Puerto Rico and a declining birth rate … San Felipe II, also a category 5, made landfall on southeast Puerto Rico on September 14, 1928 with sustained winds of 160 mph—a full 25 mph less than Irma.  Mayagüez, one of the hardest-hit municipalities, saw damage exceeding $13 million. Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico with 155 mph (249 kph) winds, and its center spent eight hours over the U.S. territory, obliterating the … Eastern North Pacific (East of 140°W) Tropical Weather Outlook 1000 PM …  The entire city of Yauco had no power, and all roads leading to the town were either flooded or blocked by fallen trees. Puerto Rico’s electrical grid has been in tatters since the hurricane brought it down entirely in September 2017. Originally a powerful Category 5 hurricane, Maria was the strongest storm to impact the island in nearly 90 years.  Total damage across the United States amounted to $4.5 billion. , Isaias was the second tropical cyclone to affect the two states in a 3-week time span after Tropical Storm Fay in early July.  On August 3, a waterspout came ashore and struck Bald Head Island and Southport, North Carolina, causing major EF2 damage. This was the strongest tornado spawned by a tropical cyclone since Hurricane Rita spawned an F3 tornado in Clayton, Louisiana, on September 24, 2005. The eye of deadly Hurricane Maria is hitting Puerto Rico. Sacked director Carlos Acevedo said no-one had been denied "any of the items" found in the warehouse.  At 15:00 UTC on August 1, Isaias made landfall on Northern Andros Island, Bahamas with winds of 80 mph (130 km/h), slightly weaker than its peak. The island is still recovering from Hurricane Maria, a category-five storm that devastated parts of the Caribbean in September 2017.  The storm strengthened afterwards to obtain its peak intensity, with 1-minute sustained winds of 85 mph (140 km/h), despite a somewhat ragged appearance on satellite imagery. There's no footage of Hurricane Maria' pounding Puerto Rico back in 2017, back when the storm made landfall and wrecked the island.  Later that day, Isaias's low-pressure center split into two separate lows, with the newer low to the east absorbing the original low shortly afterward. Puerto Rico experienced a decade of economic decline and a debt crisis prior to the hurricanes, which contributed to a lack of investment in its physical and natural infrastructure. Pfizer vaccine judged safe for use in UK next week, HK's Joshua Wong and democracy activists jailed. The tropical wave gradually became more organized, and obtained gale-force winds on July 28, before organizing into Tropical Storm Isaias on July 30.
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