Monday, 20 November, 2017

Hurricanes Irma and Jose as seen from the International Space Station

Storm Katia rapidly weakens after making landfall in Mexico Hurricanes Irma and Jose as seen from the International Space Station
Melody Ballard | 12 September, 2017, 00:43

The centre said Irma made landfall there and has maximum sustained winds of 257 km/h.

On Friday September 8 Hurricane Jose was 335 miles south east of the Northern Leeward Islands in the Caribbean and was moving in a north westerly direction.

Klotzbach on Saturday evening predicted that Irma would go down as the second strongest storm in recorded history in terms of accumulated cyclone energy, falling short of 2004′s Hurricane Ivan, which battered the Gulf Coast and left 20 dead.

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In a statement, Mexico's national weather service (SMN) said that "maintaining its trajectory and movement speed, it is estimated that it will reach land around 11 p.m. today near". Storms of Category 3 and above are defined as major hurricanes.

Only 26 minutes separated the announcements of Irma and Katia making landfall. A hurricane watch was also issued for the SC coast from the Georgia line to Edisto Beach, about 40 miles (65 kilometers) southwest of Charleston. Isolated maximum amounts of 25 inches are possible in northern Veracruz, eastern Hidalgo, Puebla, and San Luis Potosi. Near the coast, the surge will be accompanied by large and destructive waves. The National Hurricane Center noted an area of low pressure off the coast of Africa and issued advisories as it turned into a tropical storm and then a hurricane.

- Wind: Hurricane conditions are expected within the hurricane warning area by late Friday, with tropical storm conditions expected within the tropical warning areas by mid-day Friday. The center said Katia was expected to dissipate over the course of Saturday. These swells are likely to cause life-threatening surf and rip current conditions.

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