This year's first hurricane, which has received the name "Bud", was formed near the Pacific coast of Mexico, and continues to grow, reports on Friday, the National Hurricane Center forecast the U.S. in Miami.
According to meteorologists, now a cyclone, which Saffir-Simpson scale that evaluates the potential damage from the elements, had already reached the second category, is located about 445 kilometers south-west of Manzanillo and moving in a northwesterly direction at a speed of about 13 kilometers per hour. Gust speed zone storm reaches 165 kilometers per hour.
At the moment a storm warning has not been announced, but, as noted on the site of hurricane forecasting, it can be declared in the south-west coast of Mexico.
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, 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. The most "dangerous" category is hurricane with winds over 250 miles per hour.