Matthew hurricane weakened to the first category before you move to the USA in the state of South Carolina, reports CNN. Before the hurricane passed along the coast of Florida, which somewhat reduced the potential of the elements. However, according to the Orlando Sentinel, in the state, five people died and more than a million households were left without electricity.

Shoreline hurricane touched the South-East of the town of Mcclellanville. At this time, according to the National center for monitoring hurricanes, maximum wind speed it reached 120 km/h, it moved to the South-West at a speed of about 12 mph. After the reduction of the wind speed Matthew became a hurricane the first, most modest potential devastating effects, category.

Reuters , citing data from meteorologists reported that the most serious consequence in the United States, is expected to become the floods caused by heavy rainfall.

Earlier, President Barack Obama announced in connection with the hurricane state of emergency in three States: Florida, South Carolina and Georgia. State authorities have urged residents of areas with a population of about 2 million people to evacuate or find shelter, reports RIA “Novosti”.

Because of the hurricane, many us airlines, including American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines and Southwest Airlines have announced the cancellation or transfers its flights from airports in the South-Eastern part of the United States.

Matthew became the most powerful in the Atlantic since 2007. In Haiti, victims of the hurricane began, according to Reuters, 877 people, more than one hundred thousand people remained without a roof over your head.

Weakened hurricane Matthew is raging over the United States 08.10.2016

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