Hurricane in the Caribbean Sea

Hurricane "Ernesto." Photo courtesy of the U.S. National Center for the Study of hurricanes

By Caribbean waters approaching tropical storm, which was named "Ernesto» (Ernesto). Ernesto — the tenth this season tropical storm Atlantic.

In these hours of hurricane rapidly shifted to the west at about 30 miles an hour. The pressure in the midst of a tropical vortex around 1000 mb, the wind force near the center of 22 m / s, with gusts of up to 27 m / s. The first impact of elements took over the Lesser Antilles, where they had heavy rains fell in some places up to 60 mm of rain.

According to specialists, today Ernesto will affect Jamaica. In addition, the storm is still developing. On Sunday, the wind speed near the center of the cyclone of 27 m / s with gusts up to 30 m / s.

The expected path of tropical storm passes to the north-west by the Caribbean Sea area in the Gulf of Mexico.


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