Hurricane Igor struck on the night of Monday to Bermuda, moving towards the island of Newfoundland in the canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador). Meteorologists already announced about the threat of the parish in the district of Newfoundland strong winds, heavy rains and storms. This the greatest danger element can represent the energy of Newfoundland, as there are offshore implemented three projects for oil. Some companies have already decided to move to the land of their employees working on the platforms, although oil production to suspend until collected.
Currently, the hurricane, the capacity of which is estimated by the first category of danger, is 560 kilometres North — northeast of Bermuda and moving North-East at a speed of 43 km / h. Wind strength in the midst of the cyclone is 120 kilometers per hour. According to specialists ‘ forecasts, as the movement in the open ocean, the power of a hurricane in the next few days will increase.
As stated forecasters, raging to the East \»Igora\» tropical storm \»Julia\» the threat is not. Another storm — \»Carl\» is currently located South of the Central part of Mexico and the great danger is also not liable. Over the weekend, \»Carl\» struck a powerful blow to the East of the country, killing at least eight people, and more than 40 thousand people were forced to leave their homes.
Hurricane season continues in the Atlantic ocean in the period from 1 June to 30 November. According to the forecasts of meteorologists, this year there will be formed to 20 tropical storms, about half of which become hurricanes, and some reached the fifth — highest category of risk. Since the beginning of the season is already formed 11 tropical storms, six of which are much stronger and were classified as hurricanes, reminds ITAR-TASS.