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Monday, October 24, 2016

(Reuters) – The eye of Hurricane Joaquin is passing over Samana Cay in the Bahamas, the National Hurricane Center said in its latest advisory on Thursday.

The hurricane is located about 80 miles (125 km) south southeast of San Salvador, Bahamas, with maximum sustained winds of 125 miles per hour (205 km/h), the agency said.

“A turn towards the northwest and north is expected on Friday, and a faster motion towards the north is expected Friday night and Saturday,” the Miami-based weather forecaster said.

(Reporting by Vijaykumar Vedala in Bengaluru; Editing by Bernadette Baum)

Hurricane Joaquin is seen over the Bahamas in the Atlantic Ocean in an image from the NOAA GOES West satellite taken at 08:00 ET (12:00 GMT) October 1, 2015.    REUTERS/NOAA/Handout via Reuters 


  • Phil Johnson

    It’s just a good thing that the “king” moon phase just passed three days ago — that event flooded Miami streets — and that this storm appears to swerve north just before plowing into the vipers’ nest of politically yclept climate deniers. Almost as if God is putting His hand out there as one more warning sign. Jeb and Rubio: are you awake yet?

    aures lupi