Hurricane Ian is gaining strength en route to South Carolina
First Cuba and Florida, soon South Carolina and other states on the east coast of the United States: Hurricane “Ian” leaves behind a lot of destruction – and it’s not over yet.
After severe damage in Cuba and Florida, Hurricane “Ian” gradually loses strength. But even to a lesser extent, it has wreaked havoc in the US states of South and North Carolina.
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D.Storm Ian, which wreaked havoc in Florida and damage in other US states, largely lost ground over the weekend. The foothills caused rain on the east coast of the United States as far as New York. Meanwhile, Florida in particular continued to struggle with the aftermath of the hurricane. The flood isn’t over yet and electricity hasn’t been restored everywhere, Governor Ron DeSantis said.
Before weakening, Ian hit the South Carolina coast as a Category 1/5 hurricane, bringing storm surges with it. The television images showed completely flooded streets and a partially destroyed pier.
There have been no deaths in the state, Governor Henry McMaster said. Electricity fell in more than 500,000 homes in South and North Carolina and Virginia, in part because falling trees cut the lines.