Orlando, Florida. – Tropical storm Iota has formed in the Caribbean and is expected to intensify into a hurricane as it approaches Central America.
After Hurricane Eta, people are still causing severe damage to areas where more than 120 people have died and many more missing.
The National Hurricane Center said on Friday that Iowa may bring dangerous winds, storm surges and rainfall to Nicaragua and Honduras on Sunday night. As of Friday afternoon, there are no coast warnings or watches working.
NHC said: “It is expected that the movement from west to northwest, which is moving forward at a slightly faster speed, will start on Saturday night and will continue until early Monday. On the forecast orbit, the system will cross the Caribbean Sea on the next or the next day. Moving in the middle. Therefore, entering Nicaragua and the northeastern coast of Honduras on Sunday and late Monday.”
Iota is the 30th named storm in this year’s record-breaking Atlantic hurricane season.
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Former tropical storm ETA was classified as a tropical cyclone early Friday and sailed off the coast of the southeast Atlantic, bringing heavy rain and gusts to Carolina after crossing northern Florida.
A death in Florida was related to storms and some sporadic floods.
The forecaster predicts that there will be more activity this season than usual. For example, NOAA predicts that there will be 13 to 19 seasons called storms above average. Six to ten of them will become hurricanes, and three to six of them will become major hurricanes (category 3 or higher).
In contrast, the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season has 18 named storms, which matches 1969 and is the fourth most active season in the past 150 years.
The hurricane season will end on November 30.
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