Chris Christie says that the figure could rise to tens million. He announced that there will be no specific estimates until Tuesday. The Governor asked citizens not to leave their homes because of the danger of flooding. 650,000 people have been left without electricity in this State alone. A firefighter has been injured in the rescue efforts. The Governor of New Jersey, Chris Christie, has predicted that economic losses from its state after the passage of tropical storm Irene will be millions or tens of millions, as he has stated in an interview with the NBC.
In addition, Christie announced that damage assessments have begun this Sunday, but it will not be possible to make a conclusive estimates until next Tuesday, when the floods caused by the overflowing of the rivers fall. On the other hand, the damage on the coast appear to be lower than expected, according to confirmed Christie. New Jersey 650,000 people have stopped receiving power supply, confirmed the Governor. More than 1,500 ctive of the National Guard were deployed in the area, while the NBC advises that firefighters are responding to dozens of calls from notice in Queens by fallen trees and electric poles knocked down on households. Do not leave their houses Christie asked citizens that not to leave home because of the danger of flooding after the passing of Irene. Do not leave their homes. It is still not safe.
We have floods throughout the State, he said in a press conference from his Office. The Governor’s Office has been rectified on the information that gave this envelope a firefighter gave you for dead during the rescue efforts, but that is only wounded. The only deceased is a woman who was trapped in his vehicle in a flood. Source of the news: the Governor of New Jersey expects losses of “millions” of dollars because of Irene