The Governor of Louisiana declared a state of emergency in connection with the approach of hurricane Zeta

According to weather forecasts, it will hit the southern coast of the Gulf of Mexico on the evening of October 28.

A state of emergency has been declared in Louisiana due to the approach of hurricane Zeta. This was announced on Monday on Twitter by the Governor of the state, John Bel Edwards.

“Today I have declared a state of emergency in anticipation of hurricane Zeta.” It’s time for the people of Louisiana to get ready,” he wrote. The Governor emphasized that time does not wait. According to weather forecasts, Zeta will hit the southern coast of the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday evening.

According to the US national hurricane watch center, the hurricane’s wind speed is 36.1 m / s, which corresponds to the first category on the Saffir – Simpson scale. The hurricane is moving Northwest at a speed of 5.2 m / s and may gain strength.

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