Hurricane Hanna makes landfall - CQ Threat Module (BETA)
Hurricane Hanna makes landfall - CQ Threat Module (BETA)

Hurricane Hanna made landfall over Texas on over the weekend and despite being quickly downgraded to a Tropical Storm flash flood warnings still remain in place.

Tropical Storm Hanna & Flash Flood Warnings - 09:01am 27 July - CQ Threat Module (BETA)
Tropical Storm Hanna & Flash Flood Warnings - 09:01am 27 July - CQ Threat Module (BETA)

The Texas Governor issued a disaster declaration for 32 counties and stated that Coronavirus would complicate the work of emergency services. 

As reported in the BBC over the weekend:

With wind gusts of up to 90mph (145km/h), the storm was earlier tearing roofs off homes.

Hanna hit Texas as the southern state struggled to contain the spread of coronavirus.

More than 380,000 cases have so far been confirmed, with nearly 5,000 deaths.

"Any hurricane is an enormous challenge," Gov Abbott said on Saturday. "This challenge is complicated and made even more severe, seeing that it is sweeping through an area that is the most challenged area in the state for Covid-19."

BBC News

As Australia starts to prepare for the upcoming storm season, with the likelyhood of Covid-19 cluster management still being present for organisations, what lessons should we be looking out for from the US their storm season just begins while the country struggles to get a grip of the Covid-19 pandemic? 

Let me know your thoughts or questions.