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Montevideo, July 18th 2024 - 17:22 UTC

Tag: US National Hurricane Center (NHC)

  • Friday, July 5th 2024 - 22:19 UTC

    Beryl makes landfall in Mexico

    A projected trajectory pattern showed the Texas coast was next

    After leaving at least three people dead in Jamaica, Beryl made landfall as a Category 2 Hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson scale Friday on the Mexican coast. It eventually downgraded to a tropical storm, although it continued to pose a serious risk with heavy storms and damaging waves, authorities warned residents. According to Mexico's National Water Commission (Conagua), Beryl winds reached 175 km/h with peaks of 220 km/h. Classes were suspended as of Thursday.

  • Thursday, September 13th 2018 - 06:20 UTC

    “Extremely dangerous major” hurricane Florence advancing on the Carolinas

    Florence is a huge storm system, with hurricane-force winds and tropical storm-force winds reaching as far as 195 miles, forecasted the National Hurricane Center

    Hurricane Florence, one of the strongest storms to threaten the East Coast of the United States in decades, continued to swirl in the Atlantic on Wednesday night on a path that is taking it dangerously closer to the Carolinas. Meanwhile, another storm system in the Atlantic gained strength on Wednesday and was named subtropical Storm Joyce.

  • Thursday, September 21st 2017 - 07:24 UTC

    Hurricane Maria's 250km strong winds knock out Puerto Rico, St Croix, and Guadeloupe

    The US National Hurricane Center said “catastrophic” flooding was sweeping parts of Puerto Rico and left the island with no power

    Hurricane Maria has knocked out power to the entire island of Puerto Rico, home to 3.5m people, emergency officials have said. Abner Gomez, head of the disaster management agency, said none of the customers of Puerto Rico's Electric Power Authority had any electricity.