06 Sep '11, 3am

Hurricane Katia surges to category four strength - Channel News Asia #Hurricane #Katia

Hurricane Katia surges to category four strength - Channel News Asia #Hurricane #Katia

MIAMI: Hurricane Katia swelled to a massive category four hurricane in the Atlantic late Monday far from land for now but unleashing potentially life-threatening rip tides, the National Hurricane Centre said. Packing sustained winds of 215 km/h (135 mph), the centre of Katia was churning about 725 kilometres (450 miles) south of Bermuda at 0300 GMT, the NHC said in its latest advisory. "Large swells generated by Katia are expected to affect most of the east coast of the United States, Bermuda, the greater Antilles and east-facing beaches of the Bahamas during the next few days. These swells are likely to cause life-threatening surf and rip current conditions," the NHC warned. Forecast models vary, but several tracks show the hurricane taking aim at the US eastern seaboard, parts of which are still suffering the crippling effects of Hurricane Irene, which slammed the densel...

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Hurricane Katia [image] #NASA

Hurricane Katia [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 06 Sep '11, 4pm

By September 4, 2011, Katia had strengthened to a Category 2 hurricane. At 11:00 a.m. Atlantic Standard Time (AST) on Sept...

Hurricane Katia [image] #NASA

Hurricane Katia [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 02 Sep '11, 7pm

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straitstimes.com 27 Aug '11, 12pm

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