The governor of the Florida state, Rick Scott, declared a state of emergency in the 31st state district due to the tropical storm “Emily”.
“The state of emergency will allow the state authorities to interact widely with local authorities to provide them with all the resources that they may need,” the governor said in a statement. Evacuation of local residents has not yet been conducted.
A tropical storm, named “Emily”, was formed in the Gulf of Mexico near the coast of Florida. According to the National Hurricane Warning Center (NHC), now it is moving east at a speed of 13 kilometers per hour. It is expected that soon the storm will reach the central and southern part of the state and bring rains and winds to the region.