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Hurricane Irma becomes Category 5 Storm with 160 mph Speed

  • The US National Hurricane Center has reportedly said that Hurricane Irma has again become a Category 5 storm with the maximum sustaining wind speed of 160 mph. Late Friday night, core of Irma storm made a landfall in Cuba’s Camaguey archipelago. Reports say that the storm will gain strength after it leaves Cuba and enters the warm waters near Florida Keys of US, Irma’s landfall site in the United States. Tweet of National Weather Service says “Nowhere in the Florida Keys will be safe”. The tweet encourages people to evacuate Florida Keys immediately. Reports say, by early Sunday, Irma is likely to be near Florida Keys and South Florida.

    Hurricane Irma Track Map