Storm Gabriel hit Bermuda

Satellite image of Hurricane temperature "Gabriel", September 10, 2013. © NASA JPL / Ed Olsen

September 11, 2013. On the night of September 5, in the vicinity of the island of Puerto Rico, which is part of the Antilles, was formed Tropical Storm "Gabriel". As a result, the island collapsed rain showers and thunderstorms.

Thereafter "Gabriel" weakened to a tropical depression and within a few days "flounder" on the western portion of the Atlantic Ocean. But on Tuesday, he again won by a storm and hit Bermuda.

According to weather forecasts, in the near future in the region could fall to 130 millimeters of rain. Bermuda dozens of flights canceled, suspended ferry services. Local authorities have distributed a storm warning, reports ITAR-TASS.

At present, the element is moving at a speed of 19 km / h deep into the island nation. Wind speed in the midst of "Gabriel" is 85 km / h Meteorologists expect the storm to strengthen over the next few days.

Source: News Gismeteo

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