A Catholic nun from Florida joined the public services, which are struggling to clear roads of fallen state from hurricane “Irma” trees. Police Department Miami published in social networks photos and videos of sister Margaret Ann, making her a real star.
“One of our patrol met with sister Margaret Ann from school, Archbishop Coleman F. Carroll when she sawed the trees to clear the area. In these days when we come in after the hurricane “Irma”, these acts of kindness remind us that we are all one community. Thank you, sister, and all of our neighbors who work together to get through these trials!” says on the page of the police Department of Miami in Facebook.
On posted video of a nun in traditional robes and headdress manual valid chainsaw. “Prayer is a great thing, but prayer, followed by the real things is even better”, – concluded the users of the network. Many of them admitted that they previously imagined the monks helpless and passive people. Members of the latter-day fan club sister Margaret Ann noted that the monastic dress, still not the best overalls in such works, and share tips on safety.
We will remind, now the southern part of Florida continues to recover from hurricane “Irma”. The Miami Herald writes that thousands of older people remain locked in hospitals and homes left without electricity. After the tragic death of the stuffiness of eight assisted living residents in the city Hollywood, local authorities are trying to organize the relocation of disabled and elderly people in medical centers that have backup power sources. Edition keeps a specific register of institutions and commercial enterprises, which resumed its work after the hurricane.
According to CNN, three million people in Florida remain without electricity in conditions of stifling heat. The air temperature in the state rose to 33 degrees with high humidity. Energy companies promise to completely repair your lines only on 22 September. First the electricity will return to the schools, hospitals and vital infrastructure.
President Donald trump intends on Thursday, September 14, to personally inspect the affected region to determine the extent of assistance required.
We will remind, hurricane “Irma” that hit the East coast after the revelry in the Caribbean, has affected nine States. Destroyed houses, fallen trees and flooded rivers run East to West, a thousand kilometers. Throughout the United States reported 33 cases of death.
According to the experts, “Irma” is the most powerful storm recorded in the Atlantic ocean for all time of observations. Tuesday, September 12, the hurricane reached category five on the Saffir – Simpson scale. The maximum wind speed within it was 82 meters per second.
“Irma” is raging in the Caribbean from the middle of last week, severely hurting Puerto Rico, and the Islands owned by great Britain, France and the Netherlands. According to recent reports, in the Caribbean as a result of the disaster killed at least 22 people. On some Islands a hurricane destroyed over 90% of the buildings.