Hurricane Hillary has reached the Pacific Ocean fourth category of danger

Hurricane "Hillary", formed Thursday in the Pacific Ocean off the west coast of Mexico, has already reached a dangerous category four on the Saffir-Simpson scale of five possible, however, forecast meteorologists, will come to the land, the site says the National Center for forecasting hurricane Miami (USA).

As at 07.00 MSK Friday accompanying wind speed hurricane reached 215 kilometers per hour. Epicenter "Hilary" is 140 kilometers to the southwest of the Mexican city of Acapulco. The hurricane is moving to the north-west almost exactly along the coast of Mexico at a rate of 15 kilometers per hour.

Mexican authorities had already declared a storm warning for the Pacific coast of the country, however, is forecast meteorologists, "Hilary" is not a powerful blow on the land. However, some areas are expected substantial increase in wind speed and significant rainfall, the report says.

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. The most "dangerous" category is hurricane with winds over 250 miles per hour.

Source: ria.ru.

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