Hurricane Rosa in the Pacific ocean increased to the fourth category

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Hurricane Rosa in the Pacific ocean off the coast of Mexico it strengthened to a category four, according to the national center warnings about hurricanes USA.

According to meteorologists, a hurricane is 975 miles from the southern tip of the Mexican Baja California. The wind speed inside of the element reaches 230 kilometers per hour with even stronger gusts. It is expected that the hurricane will reach land on October 1, but for the moment will weaken to the level of a tropical storm.

A tropical storm is named, when the speed of the accompanying wind reaches 62 miles per hour. To the hurricane was awarded the first category on the Saffir-Simpson that evaluates the potential damage from the elements, the speed of its winds exceed 120 km/h.

If the wind speed exceeds 150 km/h, the category of the hurricane will be raised to the second, at 180 — up to a third, at 210 — up to fourth. Fifth, the «threat» category, is assigned to the hurricanes with wind speeds over 250 km/h.

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