Currently devastated by Hurricane Irma, Carribbean islands are now bracing for the back of a deadly double-whammy, as effective Hurricane Jose prepares to make landfall.
The undeniable pummeling of the Caribbean was started continue this weekend as Classification 4 Jose followed a similar way to Irma, the National Hurricane Middle said. According to the NHC’s 8 l. m. advisory, Jose was approximately 305 miles east-southeast of the north Leeward Islands — which Irma already hit earlier this week — barreling in at 17 with with 150 mph sustained wind gusts.
A hurricane warning was in impact for the islands of Barbuda plus Anguilla, Sint Maarten, St . Matn and St . Barthelemy.
A hurricane view was in effect for Antigua along with a tropical storm watch was in effect for Montserrat, St . Kitts and Nevis; the British Virgin Islands; as well as the islands of St . Thomas plus St . John.
Meantime, Hurricane Katia produced landfall shortly before 11 l. m. Friday on Mexico’s Gulf of mexico Coast as a Category 1 surprise, the Associated Press reported.
Katia, had sustained winds of seventy five mph, according to a Friday night time advisory. Hurricane warnings suggest rain fall from Katia could result in “ life-threatening flash floods and mudslides, particularly in areas of mountainous terrain, ” the particular National Hurricane Center said.
A storm warning remained in effect for element of southeastern Mexico and the National Storm Center warned that a storm rise would raise local water ranges by as much as 5 to 8 foot above normal.
Mexico was strike late Thursday by a powerful 7. 1-magnitude earthquake, leaving at least thirty-five people dead and triggering tsunami waves.