Tropical Storm ‘Sally’ continue this Sunday towards Mississippi, Louisiana or Alabama (USA) over the Gulf of Mexico, where it is expected to make landfall on Tuesday morning after hitting Florida.
On the other hand, the former storm ‘Paulette’ escalated to a hurricane as planned and at 0800 local time today (12.00 GMT) its center was located 280 miles (390 km) southeast of Bermuda. A strengthening of ‘Paulette’ is expected, so it could be “a dangerous hurricane” As Bermuda approaches tonight, or early Monday, the US National Hurricane Center (NHC) indicates.
Bermuda authorities warned the population to take the necessary measures, without neglecting the risk of contagion by covid-19, in the face of the imminent passage of the hurricane through the archipelago.
Regarding ‘Sally’, the US observatory, which is based in Miami, advanced that a strengthening is also expected in the coming days, with prospects of becoming a hurricane on Monday. This will happen in waters of the Gulf of Mexico and before touching any point in the southern states of the US. Its maximum sustained winds are close to 85 km / h with higher gusts.
In South Florida ‘Sally’ flooded several coastal towns and fallen trees in the middle of streets and highways, according to local media. Before turning into a storm, the former tropical depression made landfall on Saturday near the Black Point marina in south Miami-Dade, dumping heavy rain and gusts of more than 40 km / h.
While ‘Rene’ degraded yesterday in the middle of the Atlantic, it has emerged a new tropical depression, number “twenty” of the season, which threatens to grow its organization in the next few days to become a named tropical storm.