вЂњThe Azerbaijani embassy in Washington has permanent contacts with the U.S. Department of State to trace the situation in the region expected to remain under Rita hurricane, Tahir Karimov, the adviser on political issues of the Azerbaijani embassy in Washington, told Trend.
The diplomat noted that the U.S. Department of State set up a hotline which assists in the collection of information about the zone of supposed calamity.
According to Karimov, the U.S. government established mobile groups which also have uninterrupted relationships with the Azerbaijani embassy.
вЂњNo appeals followed from the Azerbaijani citizens in the zone of supposed calamity entered,вЂќ the diplomat underlined. The hurricane has not reached the US coasts.
The same time Karimov announced that the Azerbaijani embassy does not carry out special measures linked with the nearing Rita hurricane, which is explained with the remoteness of Washington from the supposed zone.
For its force Rita does not yield Katrina, which resulted in tremendous destructions in the US coasts late this August. Tropical storm, which grew to hurricane strengthened to 5 categories of dangerousness.
It actually prognoses great danger, taking into consideration that the scale is 5-point. At present the hurricane moves over area of water of the Mexico Gulf in the western direction to US coast вЂ" Texas and Louisiana states.