New York mayor Michael Bloomberg
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Hurricane: New York mayor says time for evacuation is over

Hurricane Irene is on its way to New York where the mayor, Michael Bloomberg, urged people to move to shelters, warning that it was a "life-threatening storm".

He said flying debris could smash windows and urged people move to a room with as few windows as possible as the ''time for evacuation was over''.

  • 28 Aug 2011
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