Tropical Storm Elsa will hit Australia on the evening of Thursday, April 13, through at least Friday. Winds of up to 315 km/h are expected in the northwest of the country on high alert.
“Everyone is on edge,” Port Hedlang mayor Peter Carter told AFP. Figaro. The city will be one of the first to hit Elsa Storm from this evening.
Winds of rare size can turn the slightest debris into “real” rocketAnd the country’s authorities stress the “extreme nature of these conditions”.
up to 325 km / h
the National Weather Service puts the country in red vigil. Rated at a level 5 (out of 5), the storm can lift caravans, trees, power lines, and impede travel. The agency also fears flash floods.
The Western Australian Emergency and Fire Department insists on the “extreme nature of these conditions for the residents of the area”.
until 300 mm The waters may fall overnight from Thursday to Friday, and the falls will gradually decrease as the storm moves toward the center of the country.
This satellite loop shows Intense Tropical Cyclone IIsa, moving toward the Pilbara coast and expected to cross early Friday morning as a Category 5 system.
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– Bureau of Meteorology, Australia (BOM_au) April 13, 2023
The authorities organized evacuations in the northwest of the country. It may be the biggest hurricane to hit the country since then 10 answer. The core of the hurricane will hit the first towns at midnight Thursday. Residents of the area are urged to take shelter.
It is also recommended to prepare bags for possible evacuations. must contain First aid kitsearchlight, portable radio, spare batteries, food and water.