Hurricane Hilary weakens and goes to the ocean

Hurricane Hilary weakens and goes to the oceanMOSCOW, September 25 — RIA Novosti. Hurricane "Hillary", formed Thursday in the Pacific Ocean on Sunday, weakening the fourth to the third category out of five on the Saffir-Simpson scale, according to the National Hurricane Center forecast in Miami (USA).

Currently the cyclone is moving at a speed of 14 kilometers per hour to the west towards the south-west coast of Mexico, where the day before the hurricane killed three sailors that came into the sea, despite the warning of the dangers of weather forecasters.

On Sunday, the rate associated winds "Hilary" is 200 kilometers per hour.

According to the forecasts of meteorologists, hurricane reaches the mainland. However, some areas of the Mexican coast were exposed to heavy rains and accompanying hurricane winds.

Tropical storms are named when the speed of an accompanying wind reaches 62 miles 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. If the wind speed exceeds 150 miles per hour, then the category of the hurricane will be raised to the second, at 180 — up to a third, at 210 — up to fourth. Maximum risk category assigned to hurricanes with winds over 250 miles per hour.

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