Over the island States of the Caribbean emerging from the disaster in the form of a hurricane Irma, is facing a new threat: on Saturday, September 16, in the Western part of the Atlantic ocean formed tropical storm Maria, which soon may escalate into a hurricane. About it reports CNN TV channel.
Now the storm is 950 km South-East of the lesser Antilles, the maximum speed of the constant wind it up to 80 km/h.
According to the National hurricane center of the United States, Maria is moving toward the Caribbean sea at a speed of about 30 km/h.
It is expected that the output element will get stronger and by the end of Monday, September 18, will be the hurricane of the first category.
Under forecasts of weather forecasters, the storm will affect Barbados, Saint Lucia, Martinique, Dominica and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. Also under attack Mary can be Antigua, Barbuda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Montserrat and Guadeloupe.
Tropical storm Maria on the map the weather (photo CNN)
“This means that Irma desolate areas may again be in hurricane conditions on Tuesday or Wednesday,” said CNN.
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It is also reported that Maria is connected to one tropical storm Lee, which formed on September 16 in the Eastern part of the Atlantic ocean. However, according to forecasts, If in the next two days will not gain big power and will likely weaken to a tropical cyclone before reaching land.
14 September 2017 it was reported that the number of victims of hurricane Irma rose to 80 people.