Tropical Storm Nate formed in the Gulf of Mexico

Tropical storm "Nate" was formed in the southern Gulf of Mexico, becoming the 14th of the season a powerful cyclone, have your own name, RIA Novosti reported with reference to the Associated Press.
According to the U.S. National Center for tracking hurricanes (National Hurricane Center, NHC), is now the epicenter of the storm in the Bay of Campeche off the east coast of Mexico, and can move in the direction of the U.S. East Coast. Gust speed accompanying the storm is about 72 miles per hour.
"Female" hurricanes and storms last two weeks literally terrorizing the U.S. coast. So, in the end of August in the eastern part of the country was hit by Hurricane "Irene", which claimed more than 40 lives in 12 states. Five more people were killed in floods in the Dominican Republic and Haiti.
Who rises to U.S. shores hurricane "Kate." Although Wednesday cyclone weakened to first degree of danger on Saffir-Simpson scale, NHC has warned that he may be a threat to U.S. citizens directly in coastal areas, where there may be strong waves and inverse sea currents.
On Wednesday, it was reported on the formation of the western Atlantic tropical storm "Maria", which is also moving in the direction of the American coast.
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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