Hurricane “Delta” in Atlantic Ocean on Tuesday, October 6, strengthened to the fourth category. This was reported by the National Hurricane Surveillance Center.
According to the latest data, the hurricane is now located to the south-west of the Cayman Islands in the Caribbean Sea. It moves in a northwest direction with a speed of 26 km/h, and the maximum wind gusts in the hurricane zone exceed 200 km/h.
Heavy rains are expected in the middle of the week on the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico, in the west of Cuba, and also in the Cayman Islands. These rains can lead to significant waterlogging and landslides. It is predicted that by the end of the week, the elements may affect the U.S. coast.
On Oct. 5, the National Center reported that tropical storm Delta intensified before the storm.
On October 2 it became known that hurricane “Alex” struck France. Five departments have “orange” danger level. On Bel-Ile Island in Biscay Bay wind gusts reached 186 km/h. There were 80 thousand people without light because of the weather.