The first hurricane of the season: Hanna hits Texas

The first hurricane of this year's season over the Atlantic is found in the American state of Texas on the country. Hurricane "Hanna" met on Saturday evening

The first hurricane of the season: Hanna hits Texas

The first hurricane of this year's season over the Atlantic is found in the American state of Texas on the country. Hurricane "Hanna" met on Saturday evening (local time) with wind speeds of up to 150 kilometers per hour on the island of Padre Island just off the coast, informed the National hurricane center. The tropical storm had been downgraded on Saturday morning to a hurricane, the lowest level one high. For the stretch of coast from Port Mansfield to Sargent, a storm surge was adopted-warning.

In the Pacific, hurricane "Douglas" with wind speeds of around 160 kilometres per hour in the direction of Hawaii on the road. The hurricane center expected, however, that the hurricane of level two is weakening. The prediction is that he will be in the night to Sunday (local time) in the vicinity of the largest Islands of Hawaii – as a storm just below the hurricane threshold.

experts expect more hurricanes than usual

the Atlantic-awaited NOAA this year, according to a forecast in may of above-average active hurricane season. From June until the end of November, you can expect up to ten hurricanes, of which up to six very powerful vortex could be towers, had explained the authority. On average there are per year in the Atlantic about six hurricanes, three of them develop into Storms of great strength.

in the light of available climate data, and the higher water temperature in the Atlantic and the Caribbean, the likelihood of a normal season, spent only 30 percent, which is below average, even at 10 percent, as it was then.

Updated Date: 26 July 2020, 00:19

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