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星期一, 9月 05, 2016

波士頓市長提醒民眾預防賀敏颱風

MAYOR WALSH ISSUES SAFETY TIPS IN ADVANCE OF HERMINE'S IMPACT ON BOSTON 

波士頓市長馬丁華殊(Marty Walsh)9月4日預發警告,提醒市民,賀敏(譯音,Hermin)颱風已在300哩外的南特島以南,可能威脅波士頓,請市民登記加入"波士頓警報(AlertBoston)"這緊急通知系統。
波士頓市府指出,目前最主要的憂慮是4日午夜至5日週一下午,風速可能高達每小時25到40哩,估計降雨量會有一英吋之多。
波士頓市長在通告中特別列出注意安全的提醒事項,希望市民及早預做準備,減少颱風損害。

BOSTON - Sunday, September 4, 2016 -  Mayor Martin J. Walsh today issued a set of safety tips In advance of Hermine, the Post-Tropical Storm currently located about 300 miles south of Nantucket, potentially impacting Boston.  All residents are encouraged to stay informed by signing-up for  AlertBoston to receive emergency notifications.  

"I urge all residents to take every precaution in advance of the threat of this storm on Boston," said Mayor Walsh. "Please remember to check on elderly neighbors, and stay inside if you are able to." 

In Boston, the primary concern will be 25-40 MPH wind gusts that will begin around midnight this evening and continue into Monday afternoon.  Approximately 1 inch of rain is expected in Boston.
  • With winds this strong downed trees and power outages are possible. 
    Have supplies available including flashlights, batteries and non-perishable food. 
     
  • Lock doors and windows during a storm to ensure that they are closed tight to help protect against strong winds and rain.
     
  • Make sure storage sheds, children's playhouses and other outside structures are securely anchored, either to a permanent foundation or with straps and ground anchors.
     
  • Watch out for debris and downed power lines. Call 911 for any
    emergency situations. 
  • For insurance purposes, make a record of your personal property.  Take photos or videos of the interior and exterior of your home and of your personal belongings. Keep an itemized list of your furniture, clothing and valuables to assist insurance adjusters in case you need to file a claim.
     
  • Protect your insurance policies and other important documents in a secure place like a safe deposit box or a watertight box. Many people back up important documents online.
  • Residents are encouraged to use Boston 311, the city's platform to report non-emergency issues. 
     
    • Boston 311 can be accessed anywhere within the City limits from both landlines and cellphones. 311 is available through several different platforms, including:
  • Mobile: download the free BOS:311 app on iOS or Android
  • Online: Boston.gov/311
  • Social media: tweet @BOS311
  • Phone: dial 3-1-1 (For those with VoIP and for calls from outside Boston, callers should dial 617-635-4500.