|Aftermath of Hurricane Matthew in Haiti|
With over 339 deaths in Haiti, Jamaica, Dominican Republic and the Bahamas, the United States of America is bracing for what is believed to be the biggest storm in over a century and the first Atlantic hurricane since 2007 hence residents of Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina have evacuated these regions for safety.
BREAKING: NHC downgrades Hurricane Matthew to Category 3 storm as maximum sustained winds decrease to near 120 mph. https://t.co/6ISkGUc0Xw pic.twitter.com/5L5noArygi— ABC News (@ABC) October 7, 2016
President Barack Obama has reportedly signed a state of emergency for Georgia, Florida and South Carolina mobilizing thousands of National Guard troops.
From a recent update, the speed of the wind is put between 20mph and 120 mph depending on the area.Powerful winds on the bridge out to the barrier island. @TheWeatherNetUS @jwhittalTWN #HurricaneMatthew pic.twitter.com/zRMJSZtqkf— Mark Robinson (@StormhunterTWN) October 7, 2016