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Hurricane Kate increased to category 4 on the Saffir-Simpson scale

Hurricane "Kate" increased to category 4 on the Saffir-Simpson scale

Hurricane "Kate" raging in the Atlantic, increased to four categories on a five-point Saffir-Simpson scale. The maximum wind speed at the center of the hurricane reaches 215 kilometers per hour, according to BBC News.
The epicenter of the hurricane, according to meteorologists at the National Center for monitoring hurricanes, located in Miami, located at 725 kilometers south of Bermuda. The hurricane is moving at a speed of about 17 kilometers per hour in a north-westerly direction.
According to experts, "Kate" may not reach land. But even in this case, according to meteorologists, the East Coast of the U.S., which in August this year, Hurricane "Irene" will fall high winds and huge surf. "Even if such a storm is in the ocean, it can still be dangerous, especially for people on the bank," — said in this regard, the representative of the National Center for monitoring hurricanes Robbie Berg. According to her, could be the perfect weather, and you will not even suspect the strong undercurrents that can carry you away into the ocean.
Recall the name "Kate" has been replaced in the constant list of names of the infamous hurricane "Katrina". In 2005, it became the most destructive element in the state's history.

I should add that this past weekend on the East Coast of the U.S. hit a tropical storm "Irene", which killed more than 40 people

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