In Ireland, a storm warning, there waiting for Hurricane Katia

Meteorological Service of Ireland declared a storm warning for the passage of the cyclone to the island nation, "Kate", according to a Sunday on the website of British newspaper Belfast Telegraph.

Authorities warn residents of possible flooding and falling trees due to strong wind. Motorists are advised to exercise power of special care, especially on open roads.

Company Irish Ferries, ferry operations engaged, canceled flights in the Irish Sea.

It is expected that the cyclone, hurricane force previously had, while passing through the territory of Ireland, will be accompanied by wind speeds of 50 to 80 kilometers per hour and gusts of up to 130 kilometers per hour. By Wednesday the wind weakens.

Cyclone "Kate", which was formed as a tropical storm on August 30 in the east Atlantic Ocean off the islands of Cape Verde, was in the area of Bermuda, and then began to move away from the U.S. east coast to the open ocean.

The name "Kate" has replaced the list of names in constant storms and hurricanes infamous "Katrina", which in 2005 was the most destructive hurricane in U.S. history. Then the elements in the country claimed the lives of nearly two thousand people and almost completely destroyed the city of New Orleans in Louisiana.

Atlantic hurricane season lasts from June to November.

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, estimating 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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