HONOLULU – hurricane Lane, the heaviest in 25 years that Hawaii is full is likely to take, is Thursday, in a north-westerly direction deflected and competes on Oahu. That is the dichtbevolktste island of the archipelago. Schools, government offices and businesses are closed already. The residents have their houses barricaded and emergency supplies laid out.
The meteorological department expected that local 500 millimeters of rain is going to fall, accompanied by wind speeds of over 200 kilometers per hour. “The measures to the substance and to protect must now be completed quickly”, is the warning. Except for storm damage must also be taken into account floods and huge waves on the south and west coasts of the islands.
Hurricane on the way to Hawaii
The centre of the Lane, that Wednesday, the highest category of 5 achieved, but something in the force has declined, was on Thursday morning more than 350 kilometres south-southwest of Kailua-Kona on the big island of Hawaii.
Satellite imagery: the heaviest hurricane ever approaching Hawaii
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