Storm warning announced on the coast of Mexico

Storm warning was announced on Friday night at the south-western coast of Mexico, zapriblizheniya first in this year's Pacific hurricane, already known as "Bud," reports the Associated Press.

"Bud" was formed on Thursday in the Pacific Ocean off the Mexican coast. According to the National Hurricane Center forecast the U.S. in Miami, now a cyclone, which Saffir-Simpson scale that evaluates the potential damage from the disaster reached the second category, is located about 362 kilometers south-west of Manzanillo and moving northeast direction at a speed of about 15 kilometers per hour. Gust speed zone storm reaches 177 kilometers per hour.

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 with winds exceeding 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.

Source: ria.ru.

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