Hurricane ‘Katia’ becomes category four
Miami, September 6, 2011
Hurricane Katia became stronger in the last hours and became a category four storm on the Saffir-Simpson scale of five, U.S. National Hurricane Center said.
The storm is located between Bermuda and the east coast of the United States, and since this morning the winds reach 215 kilometers per hour, the hurricane presents a movement of 17 kilometers per hour.
At the moment there is no activation of any alerts on land, but the hurricane center warned the authorities of Bermuda that they “should follow the evolution of the phenomenon.”
According to some experts predicted “the hurricane, the second of the season, will not pose any risk to U.S. East Coast as it will dissipative in the open sea.”