It is that time of the year again when the hurricane season makes its presence felt to inhabitants. Regardless if you live in a place where hurricanes are often a normal and expected to happen, or you have not really experienced it at all, it would be best to always be prepared and get ready in advance.
With all the changes happening on a global scale – industries on the rise, pollution growing each day, abrupt weather disturbances experienced all over the world – all of these only contributes to hurricanes getting stronger and more devastating each time. So, it is wise to be prepared in advance should it every hit your place.
It is common knowledge that hurricanes are often combined with strong winds and rains, thus the coming up of this tempest season makes it all the more vital to know the different ways and means of planning and preparing ahead of time.
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First off, ensure your car is loaded with gas and in great working condition. Additionally, take note that you have enough bills and change available should such a situation arise, smaller bills would come in handy since, after such a tempest, change of bills may be difficult to find. Also, high winds and torrential rains will flood your yard or garden so do not leave anything outside unless they are really meant to be placed there. Furniture, porch decors, yard gears, jars, hanging plants, toys and much more should be included.
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The fourth reminder is, to have enough potable water for everyone’s consumption. You can either purchase water from open stores or gallons and tubs with clean water. If you can too, have containers filled with food for such an emergency, ready and available at hand.
Do remember to tie down and secure appliances and furniture inside and outside the house as these also can bring about further dangers and destruction at your place, in addition to the typhoon due to the quick and strong winds expected to happen. Finally, remain inside the home and try to stay away from any mishaps and happenings outside. Get updated with the latest weather reports and outside conditions through your radio and television. Take other measures to ensure that your home is safe, before during and after the tempest – have an indoor air quality testing done in advance and after.
It would also be advisable to report any floors or destruction done to your property for quick repair and maintenance as time would permit.
Also, meet with the rest of the family and talk about the dangers that can be expected during and after a hurricane occurrence.