Puerto Rico Residents Fear For The Worst After Predictions About Irma And The Its Effects
All the Puerto Rico residents are making proper plans in advance since they might soon be spending about four months without electricity. The inhabitants of St. Thomas are worried about the predicted hurricane with most of them praying that their roofs hold. On Tuesday night, matters were not the same to Most of the American territories and other Caribbean islands because people feared Hurricane Irma’s trajectory.
Nothing was enough to calm down the residents engrossed with fear-not even the preemptive emergency declarations. It goes without saying that the ferocious and possibly historic Category 5 storm will be a painstaking experience to almost everyone. Going back to normalcy will most probably not be an easy experience.
Experts in their predictions said that Irma might turn out to be just the strongest hurricane on record to have struck the Leeward Islands.
It was at 11 p.m that the National Hurricane Center released its statement terming it a “potentially catastrophic,” hurricane. According to the body, the tropical cyclone was moving pretty fast towards the Leewards’ northernmost islands.
Anguilla, Antigua, Saint Kitts and Barbuda have been outline by the body to be on the hurricane’s direct path. One meteorology expert while speaking in regards to the foreseen natural calamity said that most of the Leeward Islands were set for destruction.
The other person that spoke in relation to the matter was the Colorado State University professor Phil Klotzbach. He termed in a dreadful affair and his prayer was that it would wobble and miss them. Such a serious storm was nothing he could have wished on anybody.
Several warnings continue to be unleashed for areas such as the U.S. and British Virgin Islands, sections of the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico and Antigua. It was on Tuesday that the Antigua’s airport was closed down the visitors were sent away with most of them being advised to seek refuge from the wrath of the storm. They were also asked to be prayerful.
Andrea Pujols, an inhabitant of Guaynabo stated, “There’s nothing left at the supermarket. They’re saying the airport will be closed for days. They’re saying there’s not going to be any light for three to four months.”