Hurricane Ophelia meandering in the Atlantic

Oct 13, 2017, 00:08
Hurricane Ophelia meandering in the Atlantic

There's still a good amount of uncertainty in Ophelia's long range track forecast.

Mr Burkhill said cold sea temperatures mean Ophelia will not be strong enough to be categorised as a hurricane when it hits Britain.

"We're looking at the possibility of stormy weather coming our way early next week - Sunday night, Monday, maybe even into Tuesday morning - with the remnants of a hurricane or tropical storm Ophelia wrapped up in it".

Hurricane Ophelia continues to slowly drift to the northeast over the northeastern Atlantic.

The center of the storm will remain well offshore but high wind, heavy rain, and damaging surf will all be possible along the Iberian Peninsula.

With maximum sustained winds of 85 mph, Ophelia is roughly 725 miles southwest of the Azores in the northeastern Atlantic Ocean.

No coastal watches or warnings are in effect, though forecasters say residents of the eastern Azores should keep an eye on the storm. The last time a season produced 10 consecutive hurricanes was in 1893, according to Colorado State University meteorologist Phil Klotzbach - a period when tracking hurricanes largely relied on ships and barometric readings.

Hurricane Ophelia is set to batter Britain over the weekend Will Hurricane Ophelia hit Britain?

Ireland's weather service, Met Eireann, said the system "has the potential to be a high-impact event in parts of the country" and issued a severe weather advisory for the area.

The Met Office said: "Western parts of the United Kingdom will see the strongest winds, with gusts within the region of 60-65mph potentially on Monday".

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