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Hurricane Kate increased to four categories on the Saffir-Simpson scale

MOSCOW, September 6 — RIA Novosti. Hurricane "Kate", which was formed a week ago in the East Atlantic, increased to category four on the Saffir-Simpson scale, said on Tuesday the National Hurricane Warning Center USA (National Hurricane Center, NHC).

Currently, "Kate" is 725 kilometers south of Bermuda and is moving northwest at 19 kilometers per hour. Gust speed accompanying the hurricane is already 215 kilometers per hour.

Despite the strength of a hurricane, forecasters believe that "Kate" will most likely not affect the U.S. East Coast.

According to specialists NHC, by Thursday storm will turn north and then

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On America hit just two hurricane

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The U.S. does not subside hurricanes. In place of "Irene" came tropical storm "Lee." Wind speeds of 100 kilometers per hour. In the Gulf of Mexico evacuated workers urgently oil platforms and drilling rigs. Storm warning announced in the coastal states — Texas, Alabama, Louisiana. In addition, the East Coast is approaching another hurricane "Kate."

The U.S. has not had time to recover from the hurricane "Irene" as the elements struck again. A powerful tropical storm "Lee" takes over. For a few hours, he left without electricity for more than 35 thousand people. Louisiana poured unprecedented rains,

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Tropical Storm Kate has become a hurricane

© RIA Novosti. Denis Voroshilov

Tropical storm "Kate", formed Tuesday in the eastern Atlantic Ocean on Thursday morning turned into a hurricane, according to the website of the National Hurricane Warning Center USA.

According to forecasters, the speed of the winds accompanying the cyclone on Thursday night exceeded 120 kilometers per hour, which can be regarded as "Katya" hurricane.

How destructive hurricane will yet difficult to speak. Meteorologists do not even dare to say that the storm will be able to reach the mainland. Currently, "Kate" is more than three thousand miles to the east of

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Irene expensive

Victims of Hurricane 'Irene "were already 52 people. Exact damage from the hurricane have not counted, but every day the U.S. economy continues to lose thousands of dollars. Experts predict that 'Irene "may be in the top ten most expensive disasters in the United States in recent history.

The number of victims of Hurricane 'Irene "that swept the United States at the weekend has risen to 52 people. Reported by the Associated Press. 44 dead — U.S. citizens. The others — residents of Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic and Haiti. The victims

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In the U.S. state of Vermont for more than ten towns cut off from the outside world

More than a dozen towns in Vermont (USA) remain cut off from the outside world because of flooding caused by Hurricane "Irene." Were closed due to flooding 260 roads and 30 bridges. Floods destroyed houses and power lines. Floods also still suffers NJ. Experts warn that the water does not come down for a few days, according to ITAR-TASS.

Hurricane "Irene" hit the U.S. East Coast over the weekend. His victims were at least 44 people in 13 states. Most of them drowned or died because of fallen trees. Without electricity is more than 2.5 million

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Hurricane Katrina could return to the Atlantic under the name Kate

© RIA Novosti. Denis Voroshilov Tropical depression (low pressure area) was formed in the east and the Atlantic Ocean on Tuesday evening could turn into a tropical storm, according to the National Hurricane Warning Center.

If, according to weather forecasters, the storm formed, he is given the name "Kate". It replaced the list of names in constant storms and hurricanes infamous "Katrina", said the Associated Press.

For the Atlantic basin hurricane, there are six alphabetical lists — each of the 21 named — who are six years in a row, and then repeat. If a hurricane is particularly devastating,

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Irene left the United States, leaving 16 dead and destruction, though not as serious as feared

Hurricane "Irene", passing over the eastern and north-eastern coast of the United States, directed towards Canada.

Despite the fact that the violence of the elements leading to the flooding of many areas in several states and in the Federal District of Columbia, the authorities believe that the storm did not bring those destructions, which was preparing the last days. As noted by the Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano, a good preliminary preparation for the disaster and coordinated work in the field will greatly reduce damage and save lives. Although the 16 Americans, according to preliminary data, the

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The number of victims of Hurricane Sandy rose to 111 people

The number of victims of the hurricane, "Sandy" has risen to 111 people. At the moment, most of the victims in New York — 48. In New Jersey, 24 people died in Pennsylvania — 13, Maryland — 11, West Virginia — six, four — in Connecticut, two — in Virginia, one by one — in New Hampshire and North Carolina. Another victim of the elements became a member of the crew sank in a hurricane off the east coast of the U.S. ship "Bounty" peredaetITAR-TASS.

Authorities, meanwhile, look for temporary housing for those who are at risk of flooding had

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On the coast of USA is a hurricane century

About 100 thousand soldiers of the National Guard and more than 18 transport helicopters are ready to assist the Air Force, said the Pentagon. The hurricane struck the famous Norfolk (Virginia), where one of the largest U.S. military bases.

 

  Speaking late on Saturday evening (around 07.00 Sunday MSK), the August 27 press conference, Mayor Michael Bloomberg urged residents to stop the evacuation and staying indoors to avoid casualties. "It is expected that the (weather) conditions will deteriorate rapidly. The storm reached the same to New York. Wind will increase, the rain will increase, and the

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Irene struck the U.S.

 

Has formed in the Atlantic hurricane "Irene" reached on Saturday, August 27, the U.S. East Coast. It is reported by the National Hurricane Center (National Hurricane Center).

Disaster struck the area near Cape Lookout, North Carolina. Wind speed of about 140 kilometers per hour.

Earlier meteorologists downgraded to the first category of the hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson scale. On the introduction of a state of emergency due to the approach of disaster declared nine U.S. states. To help the police and rescue workers in an organization with the capacity of affected mobilized National Guard.

New York City Mayor

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