"Айрин" в США вырывал с корнем огромные деревья и затапливал целые города

29 Августа 2011, 12:50

Ураган прошелся по Штатам и "полетел" в Канаду. Фото AFP

This sartellite image obtained from the NOAA home National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) shows Hurricane Irene north of Puerto Rico and moving towards the island of Hispaniola on August 22, 2011. The Dominican Republic was on high alert Monday as newly-strengthened Hurricane Irene bore down on the Caribbean country, bringing gale-force winds and pounding rain. The category one hurricane, whose eye was located about 170 kilometers (105 miles) east of Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic as it gradually moved away from Puerto Rico, packed winds of 120 kilometers (75 miles) an hour at 1100 GMT, the Miami-based National Hurricane Center said. = RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / NOAA" - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS =
VIRGINIA BEACH, VA - AUGUST 27: Two men wear garbage bags to shield themselves from Hurricane Irene's heavy rain on August 27, 2011 in Virginia Beach, Virginia. The Category 1 storm made landfall in North Carolina early this morning. Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images/AFP== FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==
KILL DEVIL HILLS, NC - AUGUST 27: Floodwater surrounds a home as storm surge from Hurricane Irene begins to make its way on shore on August 27, 2011 in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina. Hurricane Irene hit Dare County, which sits along the Outer Banks and includes the vacation towns of Nags Head, Kitty Hawk and Kill Devil Hills, as a category one hurricane around mid-day today causing wind damage and flooding. Scott Olson/Getty Images/AFP== FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==
OCEAN CITY, MD - AUGUST 28: Large waves from Hurricane Irene pound the Ocean City pier on August 28, 2011 in Ocean City, Maryland. During the night Hurricane Irene past by the small resort town causing power outages, with minimal flood and wind damage. Mark Wilson/Getty Images/AFP== FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==
KILL DEVIL HILLS, NC - AUGUST 27: Floodwater surrounds a home as storm surge from Hurricane Irene begins to make its way on shore on August 27, 2011 in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina. Hurricane Irene hit Dare County, which sits along the Outer Banks and includes the vacation towns of Nags Head, Kitty Hawk and Kill Devil Hills, as a category one hurricane around mid-day today causing wind damage and flooding. Scott Olson/Getty Images/AFP== FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==
Manhattan is hit by Hurricane Irene, in New York, on August 28, 2011. A weakened Hurricane Irene tore Sunday into New York, hammering Manhattan's skyscrapers with fierce winds and threatening to flood the financial district after killing at least nine people along the US east coast. AFP PHOTO / Emmanuel DUNAND
VIRGINIA BEACH, VA - AUGUST 28: A palm frond is blown along the beach as the sun begins to rise over the Atlantic Ocean a day after facing Hurricane Irene on August 28, 2011 in Virginia Beach, VA. The hurricane made landfall in North Carolina and Virginia early Saturday morning and has now moved further up the east coast to New Jersey and is on course to hit New York later today. The storm has claimed the lives of eight people so far. Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images/AFP== FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==
ARLINGTON, VA - AUGUST 28: The American flag flies in tatters above the U.S. Capitol after Hurricane Irene moved through the nation's capital August 28, 2011 in Arlington, Virginia. Hurricane Irene has left more than 2 million people without power, and today has come ashore in New Jersey and is expected to cause major problems in New York City. Win McNamee/Getty Images/AFP== FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==
In this NASA image, high above the Earth from aboard the International Space Station, astronaut Ron Garan snapped this image of Hurricane Irene as it passed over the Carribean on August 22, 2011.The National Hurricane Center noted on August 22 that Irene is expected to produce total rainfall accumulations of 5 to 10 inches across Puerto Rico, The Virgin Islands, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, the Southeastern Bahamas and The Turks and Caicos Islands. Isolated maximum amounts of rainfall may reach up to 20 inches. Hurricane Irene, steamrolling toward a late-in-the-week collision with the US mainland, was expected first to unleash its fury on the holiday destinations of the Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos, US forecasters said August 23, 2011. The storm, currently a category two hurricane, is forecast to make landfall in Wilmington, North Carolina over the weekend, a favored beach destination that ordinarily would be packed with tourists for one of the final weekends of summer. AFP PHOTO/NASA/HANDOUT/RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT " AFP PHOTO / - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS
Palm trees blow in the wind in Kill Devil Hills on August 27, 2011 as Hurricane Irene approaches the northern Outer Banks of North Carolina. Hurricane Irene blasted ashore near Cape Lookout, North Carolina on Saturday, a weakened but still massive category one storm that has sent tens of thousands of Americans fleeing for safety. Irene packed sustained winds of 85 miles (140 kilometers) an hour as it made landfall near the southern end of a slender chain of barrier islands that ring the North Carolina Coast, the Miami-based National Hurricane Center said. .AFP PHOTO/Nicholas KAMM
A man walks around in the rain in New York August 28, 2011 as Hurricane Irene hits the city and Tri State area with rain and high winds. Irene weakened to tropical storm status Sunday as it hit New York City with 65 mile-an-hour (104 kilometer) winds, the National Hurricane Center said, but the still powerful storm was flooding parts of lower Manhattan. AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY
Mark Wade (R) trips into a puddle while surfing with his friend Craig Busick (L) in a large puddle in front of the Board of Education in Centreville, MD, August 28, 2011, after Hurricane Irene. AFP PHOTO/Jim WATSON
HAMPTON BAYS, NY - AUGUST 28: Waves are seen crashing around homes as Hurricane Irene arrives on August 28, 2011 in Hampton Bays, New York. While Hurricane Irene has now been downgraded to a tropical storm, it has knocked out power to more than 3 million people and is attributed to 11 deaths as it travels up the Eastern seaboard. Joe Raedle/Getty Images/AFP== FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==
A car is seen under an uprooted tree on Upton Street August 28, 2011 after Hurricane Irene swept through the area. Hundreds of thousands in the Capital region have been left without power in the wake of Hurricane Irene. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN
An uprooted tree resting precariously on powerlines is seen at the intersection of Reno Rd and Warren St. August 28, 2011 after Hurricane Irene swept through the area. Hundreds of thousands in the Capital region have been left without power in the wake of Hurricane Irene. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN
VIRGINIA BEACH, VA - AUGUST 28: Shane Argabright (L), a general contractor, surveys damage to a house belonging to Aileen Black (C) and Reed Black on Sandfiddler Rd. in Sandbridge the day after a tornado spawned by Hurricane Irene passed through on August 28, 2011 in Virginia Beach, Virginia. The Category 1 storm, which made landfall in North Carolina early yesterday morning, has been downgraded to a tropical storm, but knocked out power to more than 3 million people and is attributed to 15 deaths as it travels up the Eastern seaboard. Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images/AFP== FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: A family inspects a downed tree in Central Park after Hurricane Irene dumped more than six inches of rain on August 28, 2011 in New York City. The hurricane hit New York as a Category 1 storm before being downgraded to a tropical storm. Mario Tama/Getty Images/AFP== FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: A van sits abandoned in the flood waters on Imlay Street in Red Hook in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene on August 28, 2011 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. The hurricane hit New York as a Category 1 storm before being downgraded to a tropical storm. Jemal Countess/Getty Images/AFP== FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==
LONG BEACH, NY - AUGUST 28: Cindy Conklin walks through an area next to the Allegria hotel that was flooded by the waters brought in as Hurricane Irene swept through on August 28, 2011 in Long Beach, New York. While Hurricane Irene has now been downgraded to a tropical storm, it has knocked out power to more than 3 million people and is attributed to 11 deaths as it travels up the Eastern seaboard. Joe Raedle/Getty Images/AFP== FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==
LONG BEACH, NY - AUGUST 28: Scott Richheimer, Kitchen Manager of the Allegria hotel, stands outside the flooded lobby when Hurricane Irene swept through on August 28, 2011 in Long Beach. New York. While Hurricane Irene has now been downgraded to a tropical storm, it has knocked out power to more than 3 million people and is attributed to 11 deaths as it travels up the Eastern seaboard. Mike Stobe/Getty Images/AFP== FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==
SPRING LAKE HEIGHTS, NJ - AUGUST 28: Flooding caused by Hurricane Irene, the nearby Atlantic Ocean and the breaking of local dams on August 28, 2011 covers areas of Spring Lake, New Jersey. Hurricane Irene killed at least 15 people and caused an estimated $7-20 billion dollars in damage on its path up the Eastern seaboard. Michael Loccisano/Getty Images/AFP== FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: A local resident of Red Hook, Franklin Mount, crosses a flooded street on his bicycle in Red Hook August 28, 2011 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. While Hurricane Irene has now been downgraded to a tropical storm, it has knocked out power to more than 3 million people and is attributed to 15 deaths as it travels up the Eastern seaboard. Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images/AFP== FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: A local resident of Red Hook, Betty Walsh, crosses a flooded street in Red Hook August 28, 2011 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. While Hurricane Irene has now been downgraded to a tropical storm, it has knocked out power to more than 3 million people and is attributed to 15 deaths as it travels up the Eastern seaboard. Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images/AFP== FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==
TOPSHOTS A woman and a child sit on a public bench amid floodwater on Rockway Beach after Hurricane Irene swept through New York City on August 28, 2011. TOPSHOTS / AFP PHOTO / Emmanuel DUNAND
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: A young boy leans into powerful wind gusts near the Whitehall Terminal in Lower Manhattan just hours after Hurricane Irene blew through the city August 28, 2011 in New York City. Irene hit New York as a Category 1 hurricane before being downgraded to a tropical storm. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images/AFP== FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: A view west towards the Freedom Tower and Lower Manhattan from Valentino Pier in Red Hook Brooklyn as the skies clear with the passing of the remnants of Hurricane Irene on August 28, 2011 in New York City. Hurricane Irene hit New York as a Category 1 storm before being downgraded to a tropical storm. Jemal Countess/Getty Images/AFP== FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: The Brooklyn Bridge stands shrouded in heavy rain and dark clouds as Hurricane Irene reaches the New York City area on August 28, 2011 in New York City. Hurricane Irene hit New York as a Category 1 storm before being downgraded to a tropical storm. Jemal Countess/Getty Images/AFP== FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Red Hook residents wade through flood waters filling the intersection of Van Brunt and Bowne St in Red Hook Brooklyn in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene on August 28, 2011 in New York City. Hurricane Irene hit New York as a Category 1 storm before being downgraded to a tropical storm. Jemal Countess/Getty Images/AFP== FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==
MESIC, NC - AUGUST 28: Buckets warn motorists where the road has washed out on August 28, 2011 in Mesic, North Carolina. Hurricane Irene made landfall in North Carolina creating a storm surge of up to eight feet in some areas of the Pamilco Sound. Sara D. Davis/Getty Images/AFP== FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==
A worker from Ex-Cel Tree Experts clears a tree fallen across the top of a house after Hurricane Irene in Washington, Sunday, August 28, 2011. US President Barack Obama said Sunday, August 28, 2011, the Hurricane Irene recovery effort could go on for days or weeks, but hailed the disaster response operation as an "exemplary" display of good government. The president, who took pains to show Americans he was in charge of the emergency effort, amid memories of the botched response to Hurricane Katrina in 2005, also remembered the 14 people killed in the storm. AFP PHOTO / TOBY JORRIN
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Nancy Zakhary of Brooklyn wades through flood waters filling the intersection of Main St and Plymouth St in Dumbo Brooklyn as Hurricane Irene reaches the New York City Area on August 28, 2011 in New York City. Hurricane Irene hit New York as a Category 1 storm before being downgraded to a tropical storm. Jemal Countess/Getty Images/AFP== FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==
MANASQUAN, NJ - AUGUST 28: A tree leans against a house after it was knocked down due to winds caused by Hurricane Irene on August 28, 2011 in Manasquan, New Jersey. While Hurricane Irene has now been downgraded to a tropical storm, it has knocked out power to more than 4.5 million people and is attributed to 19 deaths as it travels up the Eastern seaboard. Michael Loccisano/Getty Images/AFP== FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: An elevated view of The World Trade Center sit, which sustained no damage when Hurricane Irene hit the region and city on August 28, 2011 in New York City. Huricane Irene made landfall on Coney Island early Sunday as a Category 1 hurricane before being downgraded to a tropical storm. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images/AFP== FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==
MANASQUAN, NJ - AUGUST 28: A family crosses police lines and rides towards a tree brought down by winds caused by Hurricane Irene on August 28, 2011 in Manasquan, New Jersey. While Hurricane Irene has now been downgraded to a tropical storm, it has knocked out power to more than 4.5 million people and is attributed to 19 deaths as it travels up the Eastern seaboard. Michael Loccisano/Getty Images/AFP== FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==
NAGS HEAD, NC - AUGUST 28: Billy Stinson (L) comforts his daughter Erin Stinson as they sit on the steps where their cottage once stood August 28, 2011 in Nags Head, North Carolina. The cottage, built in 1903 and destroyed yesterday by Hurricane Irene, was one of the first vacation cottages built on Albemarle Sound in Nags Head. Stinson has owned the home, which is listed in the National Register of Historic Places, since 1963. "We were pretending, just for a moment, that the cottage was still behind us and we were just sitting there watching the sunset," said Erin afterward. Scott Olson/Getty Images/AFP== FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==
MANASQUAN, NJ - AUGUST 28: A tree sticks out of a house it crashed through due to winds caused by Hurricane Irene on August 28, 2011 in Manasquan, New Jersey. While Hurricane Irene has now been downgraded to a tropical storm, it has knocked out power to more than 4.5 million people and is attributed to 19 deaths as it travels up the Eastern seaboard. Michael Loccisano/Getty Images/AFP== FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==
MANASQUAN, NJ - AUGUST 28: A tree leans against a house after it was knocked down due to winds caused by Hurricane Irene on August 28, 2011 in Manasquan, New Jersey. While Hurricane Irene has now been downgraded to a tropical storm, it has knocked out power to more than 4.5 million people and is attributed to 19 deaths as it travels up the Eastern seaboard. Michael Loccisano/Getty Images/AFP== FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==
NAGS HEAD, NC - AUGUST 28: Billy Stinson (L), his wife Sandra Stinson (C) and daughter Erin Stinson comfort each other as they sit on the steps where their cottage once stood August 28, 2011 in Nags Head, North Carolina. The cottage, built in 1903 and destroyed yesterday by Hurricane Irene, was one of the first vacation cottages built on Albemarle Sound in Nags Head. Stinson has owned the home, which is listed in the National Register of Historic Places, since 1963. "We were pretending, just for a moment, that the cottage was still behind us and we were just sitting there watching the sunset," said Erin afterward. Scott Olson/Getty Images/AFP== FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==
NAGS HEAD, NC - AUGUST 28: Billy Stinson (R), his wife Sandra Stinson (C) and daughter Erin Stinson walk out to watch the sunset from the steps where their cottage once stood August 28, 2011 in Nags Head, North Carolina. The cottage, built in 1903 and destroyed yesterday by Hurrican Irene, was one of the first vacation cottages built on Albemarle Sound in Nags Head. Stinson has owned the home, which is listed in the National Register of Historic Places, since 1963. "We were pretending, just for a moment, that the cottage was still behind us and we were just sitting there watching the sunset," said Erin afterward. Scott Olson/Getty Images/AFP== FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==
MANASQUAN, NJ - AUGUST 28: A passerby observes a tree brought down by winds caused by Hurricane Irene on August 28, 2011 in Manasquan, New Jersey. While Hurricane Irene has now been downgraded to a tropical storm, it has knocked out power to more than 4.5 million people and is attributed to 19 deaths as it travels up the Eastern seaboard. Michael Loccisano/Getty Images/AFP== FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==
NAGS HEAD, NC - AUGUST 28: Billy Stinson (R) is comforted by Gayle Felton as he looks at what remain of his cottage August 28, 2011 in Nags Head, North Carolina. The cottage, built in 1903 and destroyed yesterday by Hurricane Irene, was one of the first vacation cottages built on Albemarle Sound in Nags Head. Stinson has owned the home, which is listed in the National Register of Historic Places, since 1963. Scott Olson/Getty Images/AFP== FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==
NAGS HEAD, NC - AUGUST 28: Billy Stinson searches for his belonging in a pile of debris that was once his cottage August 28, 2011 in Nags Head, North Carolina. The cottage, built in 1903 and destroyed yesterday by Hurricane Irene, was one of the first vacation cottages built on Albemarle Sound in Nags Head. Stinson has owned the home, which is listed in the National Register of Historic Places, since 1963. Scott Olson/Getty Images/AFP== FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

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