Gaston Becomes Third Hurricane Of Atlantic Storm Season: US Monitor


Gaston becomes third hurricane of Atlantic storm season: US monitor

WASHINGTON, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News -25th Augst,2016) - Gaston became the third hurricane of the Atlantic season Thursday when it was upgraded from a tropical storm, the US-based National Hurricane Center said. The hurricane is swirling in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean some 1,215 miles (1,955 kilometers) west of Cape Verde.

Data collected by the agency's hurricane-tracking mission indicated maximum winds at 75 miles per hour, with higher gusts.