Janice Hahn, chairperson of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, urged local shops and businesses to close and let employees work from home on Monday.
“At this point, if you haven’t moved from where you are, stay where you are,” she said in an interview on 97.1KNX News.
The hurricane is the latest climate disaster to wreak havoc across the US, Canada and Mexico, with Hawaii’s island of Maui still reeling from the blaze last week.
The fire was the deadliest US wildfire in more than a century, killing more than 100 people and destroying the historic town of Lahaina.
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