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“Small hurricane” Irma is expected to turn into a “major hurricane”

As per the early estimate, Hurricane Irma is expected to affect Bahamas and United StateBahamas and United State.

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According to the experts, Hurricane Irma was supposed to remain small in size but it was expected to strong storm throughout the whole weekend during following its course, the course could lead it to near the area of eastern Caribbean Sea by the early next week.

On late Saturday, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said that powerful storm is supposed to be a “major hurricane,” it could produce “dangerous wind, storm surge and rainfall impacts on some islands.” It will be too early to determine where the hurricane hit and where it will go?

"Small hurricane" Irma is expected to turn into a "major hurricane"

As per the early estimate, Hurricane Irma is expected to affect Bahamas and United StateBahamas and United State. According to the NHC, the powerful winds are shifting westward with 110 mph strong winds.

The NHC said on early Saturday, the storm “continues to fluctuate in strength but remains a powerful hurricane.” NHC had described Irma as a “small hurricane” with the powerful winds in a subsequent advisory.

110 mph winds are the maximum sustained strong winds of Irma, it comes in Category 2 storm, according to the NHC. With 120 mph maximum sustained winds Irma had the strength of Category 3 on Thursday.

On early Saturday, forecasters said that Irma  which is formed on the heels of Harvey was supposed to “remain a powerful hurricane into early next week.” However, no warnings and coastal watches are in the effect.

Hurrican Harvey which formed Irma stumble Gulf Coast of Texas on August 26. Thousands of people are suffering due to the heavy rain and flooding. On Saturday, the Tropical Storm Lidia hit the Baja California Peninsula, Mexico and dump more rain in the already flooded region, it has also taken the life of at least five people.

Governor of Baja California Sur, Carlos Mendoza has reported that Tropical Storm Lidia had dumped around 27 inches of heavy rain, “the largest amount of water we have had since 1933.”

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