hurricane «Lane» was strengthened this Tuesday night to reach category five, the highest on the Saffir-Simpson scale, while approaching the Hawaiian Islands, said today the Cent Central Pacific hurricanes (CPHC) of States Unidos.Lee ro also: Hurricane Lane reaches category four, Hawaii is in alert authorities pointed out in his report that Lane continues to advance the Pacific Ocean with a maximum sustained winds of 250 km / h and now sits just 605 kilometers of Kailua-Kona and Honolulu 860.
Lane is moving at about 15 kilometers per hour toward the Northwest.
Given the situation, Hawaii County authorities have activated the State of emergency, which usually enter into effect before the arrival of hurricane forecast in about 36 hours.
Last Tuesday, the Meteorological Service issued a hurricane warning for Hawaii and also warnings for Oahu, Maui, and other smaller islands, which means that winds of tropical storm, heavy rains and big waves could arrive from the Wednesday. Read also: Hurricane Lane is now category 3 and approaching Hawaise provides that «Lane» Center approaching dangerously or even reach the main Hawaiian Islands between Thursday and Saturday. David Ige, Governor of Hawaii, he signed a proclamation of emergency before the arrival of the hurricane, and called on local residents to be aware of alerts.
«Lane» is the sixth Hurricane forming in the Pacific Ocean since June, when it began the season which goes until November, and the fourth that exceeds category three. Us weather authorities predicted one higher than normal activity in 2018 with a total of 14 to 20 storms with name, i.e., with winds of more than 62 mph.
#Lane’s eye has become much more defined this evening. This satellite loop runs from about 1 pm this afternoon though 7:30 this evening. Lane is still about 500 thousands are of thread and 700 thousand is of Honolulu. #hiwx pic.twitter.com/hEI1XUFXQP— NWSHonolulu (@NWSHonolulu) August 21, 2018 Hurricane Lane was formed in the Pacific Ocean and by its remoteness from the Mexican Coast does not affect the territory, reported the national weather service (SMN). In this note: «Lane» Hurricane Hawaii