MEXICO city, 15 Nov â€” RIA Novosti. Hurricane “Fernanda” in the Pacific ocean on Friday evening, reached the fourth category, off the coast of Mexico, according to the national center for monitoring hurricanes in the USA.
Currently, the wind speed within the hurricane reaches 215 km / h. Experts believe that the hurricane may further intensify on its way to Hawaii, but then lose their power, for the coast of Mexico the dangers it poses.
The storm becomes a hurricane when wind speed exceeds 119 kilometers per hour. To the hurricane was awarded the first category on the Saffir-Simpson that evaluates the potential damage from the elements, the wind speed must exceed 120 kilometers per hour. When the category five storm wind speed reaches 250 kilometers per hour, which can lead to catastrophic consequences.