More Than 1500 Saudi Arabian Students Have Been Evacuated From Florida Due To Hurricane Irma


A Saudi attaché in Houston, Florida has helped shift more than 1,500 Saudi students along with their families away from Florida, which is expecting Hurricane Irma. The destruction of Irma has already resulted in the deaths of 19 people, also leaving many homes defaced in the Carribean. 

The National Hurricane Centre says the storm swirled at the reach of 275 miles (440 kilometers) out of Miami

Bringing with it vigorous winds of 160 miles per hour, Al Arabiya reported. There are warnings claiming Hurricane Irma could be worse than Hurricane Andrew, a spoliation that killed 65 people in the early ’90s. 

Screen Shot 2017 09 10 At 1 46 26 Pm

The Saudi embassy used more than 10 buses to transfer the Saudi students to safer locations, such as Georgia 

They also promised to continue giving aid to the students with providing food and transportation.


See more

More like this