Il National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) annunciato all'inizio di questo mese that the U.S. is likely to be hit with another “above-normal” anno, con 13 per 20 totale chiamato tempeste.
NOAA PREDICTS ANOTHER BUSY ATLANTIC HURRICANE SEASON
The agency predicted that six to 10 di quelli tempeste were likely to become hurricanes, con wind speeds of 74 mph o superiore.
According to NOAA data collected from 1851 through last year, 40% of all U.S. hurricanes hit the state of Florida e 88% of major hurricane strikes have hit either Florida or Texas.
Carolina del Nord e Louisiana also top the list of the most direct hits on the mainland U.S. coastline – though Puerto Rico is not included in those figures.
Mark Andollina, sinistra, and his son, Nicholas Andollina, centro, remove part of a roof damaged by Hurricane Zeta at the Cajun Tide Beach Resort in Grand Isle, Il., Venerdì, Ott. 30, 2020. (AP Photo/Matthew Hinton)