Hurricane Jovi in the Pacific increased to the second category of risk

© MercatorHurricane "Jovi", formed in the eastern Pacific Ocean last week, increased to the second category on the Saffir-Simpson scale, reported Monday by the Associated Press referring to the National Center for Prevention of storms USA (National Hurricane Center, NHC).
Gust speed accompanying the hurricane reaches 165 kilometers per hour. Currently hurricane is 420 miles from the Mexican port city of Manzanillo (Colima state). He continues to move in an easterly direction at a speed of 11 kilometers per hour.
According to forecasts, in the next few days the hurricane could reach the southwest coast of Mexico.
Tropical storms are named when the speed of an accompanying wind reaches 62 miles per hour. Storm becomes a hurricane when wind speed exceeds 119 kilometers per hour. To the hurricane was awarded the first category on the Saffir-Simpson scale that evaluates the potential damage from the disaster, its wind speed is 120 kilometers per hour. To go into the second category of hurricane wind speed should exceed 150 kilometers per hour.

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