Hurricane «Michael» in the Gulf of Mexico has intensified to a category

© AFP 2018 / Brendan Smialowski views of the Gulf of Mexico. Archival photoHurricane «Michael» in the Gulf of Mexico has intensified to a category© 2018 AFP / Brendan Smialowski

Hurricane «Michael» in the Gulf of Mexico has intensified to a category, according to the national weather service for the warning about hurricanes USA (NHC).

«Michael» fell on El Salvador, Nicaragua and Honduras on Monday. Earlier it was reported that victims of the disaster in Central America began at least 13 people. In addition, in the US, two States — Alabama and Florida introduced a state of emergency.

According to meteorologists, now «Michael» is about 630 miles South of Panama city (Florida) and moving to the North-West at a speed of 19 kilometers per hour. Maximum sustained wind speed is 155 miles per hour.

Meteorologists warned of possible heavy rains and wind in the North-Eastern coast of the Gulf of Mexico.

Hurricane «Michael» in the Gulf of Mexico has intensified to a category© Infographical worst natural disasters of the XXI century

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