Hurricane is expected to be an Irma when it moves closer to the lesser Antilles an early next week. Irma could also cause dangerous wind. Residents in the lesser Antilles should monitor the progress of Irma through the weekend and listen to any advice given by local officials and it is too much early to determine the direct impacts of it.
Imran could affect Bahamas and United States. Everyone is advised to that they have their plan for Hurricane in place as we are close to the peak season.
NHC said, “Irma is expected to be a major hurricane when it moves closer to the lesser in this early next week, producing rough surf and rip currents.”
Irma could cause dangerous wind, storm surge, and rainfall impacts on some islands. But the center said it was too early to know what impact Irma could have in the Bahamas and United States where there is no effect currently.
As of late Saturday, Irma was moving west at a speed of around 14 mph (22 km/h), it is said that it is a small hurricane in size with hurricane-force winds extending outwards for up to 25 miles (35 km) from its center and tropical winds outwards up to 70 miles (110 km).
The NHC said, “these areas should ensure that they have their hurricane plan in place as we are now near the peak of the season.”
Hurricane Irma could be next weather disaster:- As of Saturday, Irma was moving west at a speed of around 14mph(22km/h) and hurricane-force winds extending outwards for up to 25 miles (35 km) from the center while the tropical winds outwards up to 70 miles (110 km). It was a small hurricane in size. Irma was designated a tropical storm on Wednesday morning and by Thursday afternoon it had strengthened with winds of 115 mph.
“Cape Verde storms frequently become some of the largest and most intense hurricanes,” CNN meteorologist Brandon Miller said.