As a result of strong waves near the eastern coast of the United States, caused by hurricane Gert, one person died.
The man drowned on Wednesday morning during a strong surf near Nantucket Island, Massachusetts. Around noon, a body floating in the water was discovered by a surfer.
On Wednesday, rescuers Nantucket carried out more than 25 rescue operations. People were urged to stay away from the water and warned of the danger of surfing that day.
“Gert” raised waves from the eastern coast of the US up to three meters high.