Authorities in Florida in connection with the approaching hurricane «Irma» began the evacuation of local residents, tourists and military personnel from the Islands of the Florida Keys, located in the southern part of the state, reports CNN.
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In particular, thousands of soldiers are taken from the base near Key West, where you will leave only 50 to 60 attendants to conduct emergency operations.
Initiated the relocation of the ships of the Navy of the United States from this region.
On the eve of the hurricane «Irma» in the Atlantic ocean intensified, he was assigned to the fourth category of danger.
The evening of September 5 «Irma» reached the Islands of the Caribbean. It is expected that on September 6 he will reach the United States.
In connection with the approaching hurricane, the Governor of Puerto Rico Ricardo Rosello declared a state of emergency. The state of emergency declared Governor of the U.S. state of Florida Rick Scott.