Lorenzo remains a major hurricane in the middle of the Atlantic



Lorenzo remains a major hurricane, with winds of 185 km / h, in the middle of the Atlantic and in an area where there is no danger, the US National Hurricane Center (NHC) reported.

Lorenzo, category 3 on the Saffir-Simpson scale, of a maximum of 5, moves northwest at 17 km / h and is located 2,510 kilometers southwest of the Azores, according to a Miami-based NHC newsletter .

Meteorologists expect that the cyclone, the fifth of the Atlantic season and that for now does not represent danger on land, will make a turn north this Saturday and then another north-northeast on Sunday.

A gradual weakening is expected in the next few days, although it is predicted that it will remain a powerful cyclone during the weekend and as long as it follows a path to the northeast next week, which will place it facing Britain.

Lorenzo is a large cyclone whose winds with hurricane force extend up to about 85 kilometers from its center.

In this Atlantic season, 10 to 17 named tropical storms are expected, that is, with winds over 63 km / h, and five to nine hurricanes, with winds of 120 km / h, according to the National Oceanic Administration and United States atmosphere (NOAA).

This is a season with a 45% chance of an "above normal" activity, which is 12 named storms, of which six become hurricanes, including three major ones.

In the current hurricane season in the Atlantic, which runs from June 1 to November 30, five hurricanes have been recorded, Barry, Dorian, Humberto, Jerry and Lorenzo.

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