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In photos: Irene affects the United States and Canada

Irene made ​​landfall as a tropical storm with winds of 104 km / h, and not those of 160 km / h associated with the hurricane which struck the east coast. Several other regions, including New York, it seemed to be going out with less damage than feared initially.

 

On Saturday morning Hurricane Irene  reached the coast of North Carolina, with heavy rains and sustained winds of 135km / h.

New York was preparing for the worst in anticipation of Hurricane Irene on Saturday.

Hurricane Irene reached the North Carolina coast on Saturday morning, with heavy rains and sustained winds of 135km / h.

Several games and sports competitions have seen their schedule disrupted by the passing of Irene.

Irene, Sunday morning.

 

 

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