- ALERT! Category 2 Hurricane Zeta makes landfall in Louisiana
- After hitting Mexico, it gained strength and upgraded to head for the east coast
- Hurricane Zeta began its passage through the southeast of the state of Louisiana a few moments ago
ALERT! Category 2 Hurricane Zeta makes landfall in Louisiana. In accordance with Telemundo, Hurricane Zeta began its passage through southeastern Louisiana a few moments ago.
The National Hurricane Center (NHC) noted in a bulletin published a few hours ago that Cyclone Zeta was 65 miles south-southwest of New Orleans, Louisiana, according to Telemundo.
The powerful hurricane with winds of 110 miles per hour moves at a speed of 24 miles per hour, while advancing over the state of Louisiana in a north-northeast direction, according to the Telemundo network. TO SEE THE VIDEO CLICK HERE
After hitting the Yucatan peninsula in Mexico, Hurricane Zeta gained strength and rose in category to head towards the east coast of the United States, due to this the residents had to begin their preparation a few days ago, according to CNN.
As reported by the same media, it weakened and degraded to a tropical storm, however, early Wednesday morning it strengthened again.
According to Telemundo, in a few hours it is expected to make landfall for the second time, now on the Mississippi coast, to continue its course on Thursday on the east coast of the United States.
Warnings for Hurricane Zeta making landfall extend from Louisiana to the Mississippi-Alabama border, including the New Orleans metropolitan area, according to CNN.
Hurricane Zeta is expected to begin to weaken on Thursday meanwhile, according to the same outlet. This storm season has been especially active.
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