Hurricane Gabriel

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Hurricane Gabriel

HURRICANE GABRIELLE

Hurricane Gabrielle near Florida

Moving up the coast of the U.S.

It lasted from Spetember 11 to September 19, 2001, and traveled along the entire east coast of the U.S. from Florida to Newfoundland, Canada.

A Category 1 Hurricane!

How to prepare for a hurricane:1) Bring all outdoor furniture and garments inside.2) Fill a bathtub with water so you can have water if it is not available after the storm and fill up the gas tank in the car in need of evacuation.3) Inform family members in other parts of the country of what is happning.4) Make a family plan and meeting place in case you get split up in the hurricane.5) Evacuate if needed.How to survive during a hurricane:1) Stay close to all people you're with; for warmth and for comfort.2) Stay away from all windows an doors, and be in the basement or botton floor of your house.3) Keep all blinds and shutters closed, do not watch the storm.4) Make sure you have your safety kit, with: water, non-perishable food, first-aid supplies, some extra clothes, a cell phone, a flashlight and extra batteries, and some money.5) Stay alert and updated for flooding and landslides by radio.

This giant storm was declared the worst storm in 100 years by the Mayor of St. John's, Newfoundland.

Over 300 000 homes and other buildings lost power, and all schools were closed.

Over 1 million dollars worth of damage was done

Definition of hurricane:A large, violent tropical storm

Most affected areas

Winds reaching 90km/h!

The worst damage was done by water; heavy rains and flooding.

Developped in the Gulf of Mexico

Quick video-The radar


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