Characteristics and magnitude of Hurricane María

hurricane maria

After the disasters caused by Hurricane Irma, this is not over yet. The Caribbean Islands have been badly damaged by Irma in early September. However, you have to prepare for the arrival of another new hurricane: the Maria.

Hurricane María began as a tropical storm, but this Sunday it became a cyclone, registering winds of up to 120 kilometers per hour. What about this new hurricane?

Hurricane Mary

advance of hurricane maría and josé

This hurricane is still Category 1 and is 200 kilometers northwest of Barbados. As it travels, it will reach the Leeward Islands tonight and over the northeast corner of the Caribbean Sea tomorrow.

This hurricane will be able to produce large and destructive waves due to gusts of wind. This would cause sea ​​level rise between 1,2 and 1,8 meters when I pass through the Leeward Islands. In addition, it has forecast a maximum precipitation of about 51 centimeters in those islands, in Puerto Rico and in the British and US Virgin Islands on Wednesday night. This could cause flash floods and life-threatening landslides.

The hurricane watch also includes the island of Martinique, Antigua and Barbuda, Saba and Saint Eustatius and Saint Lucia. While the French island of Guadeloupe will be on a red alert for cyclones from noon this Monday.

Recommendations for the hurricane

The best thing in these situations is not to move, but to seek shelter in houses or in safe places. He hopes that Hurricane Maria can reach category 3 when it passes through Guadalupe. The waves can be 10 meters high and winds of up to 180km / h with 400-millimeter rainfall.

A second hurricane, José, is also active in the Atlantic and has triggered tropical storm warnings in the northeastern United States.

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  1.   eight said

    May god put his hand