More than 489 thousand customers they lost the power supply after heavy gusts that uprooted centuries-old trees, shot down power lines and even shot down a construction crane in downtown Halifax, the canal said CTV News.
Until now, no victims have been reported, while the authorities deployed up to 700 soldiers to help with the cleaning efforts.
– World catastrophes (@catastrofesmun) September 8, 2019
Initially Dorian was expected to land like a category 1 hurricane, but the CNH then lor declared a post-tropical storm.
In any case, the storm still brought hurricane winds of more than 150 kilometers per hour on Saturday night. The waves were expected to reach up to 15 meters.
Winds too they ripped off the roof of an apartment complex in Halifax, which damaged several cars.
➡ According to the NHC newsletter from 7:00 pm
"DORIAN" now Post-Tropical Cyclone
but with hurricane force winds
(155km / h) was located 25km NE of
Halifax Nova Scotia / Canada.
🎥 Effects of "DORIAN" on Halifax,
New Scotland. Via: CDN 07 / SEP pic.twitter.com/81jS6mdZn9
– EST PLUV ALTAMIRA Cs (@pluvaltamira) September 7, 2019
The now “post-tropical” hurricane Dorian, which caused at least 43 deaths as it passed through the Bahamas, rose again to category 2, according to the United States CNH.
Dorian advances northeast at 48 kilometers per hour (km / h) and is 270 km east southeast of the US city of Eastport (Maine) and 80 km south-southwest of the city of Halifax (Canada).
With information from Notimex | OF