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Index – Abroad – US on high alert, Hurricane Beryl to hit Texas coast soon

Index – Abroad – US on high alert, Hurricane Beryl to hit Texas coast soon

On Sunday evening, Hurricane Beryl will make landfall near the United States, transforming from a tropical storm back into a hurricane along the southern Texas coast. This will make it the first U.S. storm of the 2024 Atlantic hurricane season, the NHC warns. CNNAccording to the channel.

It is expected to bring damaging winds, life-threatening storm surges and dangerous flooding late Sunday night.

When Hurricane Beryl made landfall in America.

The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30, with Beryl becoming the first Category 4 hurricane on record.

The hurricane is expected to make landfall as a Category 1 hurricane near Corpus Christi, Texas, on Monday morning. Currently, Beryl is still a tropical storm and is located in the Gulf of Mexico, about 245 miles southeast of the city. At 5 a.m. Sunday, winds were gusting to about 60 mph. The state will likely begin to feel the effects of Beryl as early as Sunday, but several counties have already issued evacuation orders.

Alerts have been issued.

Hurricane warnings are in effect for the entire Texas coast. The storm has so far killed at least nine people in the Caribbean, including two in Jamaica, three in Venezuela, three in Grenada and one in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

As the hurricane moved through the Windward Islands into the eastern Caribbean, it caused catastrophic damage to St. Vincent and the Grenadines, as well as Grenada. Winds reached 241 km/h. Initial reports from the two island nations indicate that hundreds of buildings, including homes, schools, hospitals and police stations, were severely damaged or completely destroyed.

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According to videos and photos posted on social media, the hurricane caused extensive damage, with footage showing people searching through houses and ruins with their roofs blown off.

In half an hour, Kariakoo was leveled to the ground.

Grenada's Prime Minister Deacon Mitchell said.