Hurricane Delta regained its strength in the early hours of Thursday (8) after passing through the Yucatan Peninsula, in southeastern Mexico. THE phenomenon approaches the coast of the United States and should play Louisiana’s solo between Friday and Saturday.
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The Delta remains in category 2, according to the National Hurricane Center (NHC), after briefly reducing its intensity. The measurement scale of hurricane severity ranges from 1 to 5, the latter as the most destructive. The hurricane that travels across the Gulf of Mexico has winds up to 150 km / h.
Route of Hurricane Delta this Thursday (8) – Photo: G1
On Wednesday (7), he played the solo for first time in the city of Puerto Morelos, close to Cancún and left a trail of destruction, but without no record of victims. Local authorities had evacuated the coastal region and moved residents and tourists to a shelter Tuesday (6).
Hurricane Delta hits Mexico’s southeastern coast and wreaks havoc on businesses and homes Wednesday (7) – Photo: Henry Romero / Reuters
The Delta moves towards the Louisiana coast in the USA. The region has important oil reserves and refining zones. North American oil companies are already preparing for impact on your premises.
The current Atlantic hurricane season broke records and has already recorded 26 storms. The list of names foreseen for cyclones and hurricanes has run out and meteorologists have started to identify them with the Greek alphabet.