2 Sep, 2022 @ 16:25
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BEWARE: Spain might be hit by a hurricane, American experts warn

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THE National Institute of Hurricanes in the USA has warned Spain that a hurricane might hit the north of the country from Tuesday September 5 to Thursday, September 8.

A new storm called Juliette is due to arrive in Spain from the Atlantic and there is a 50% chance of it becoming a tropical cyclone.

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With three storms reaching the coasts of the Iberian Peninsula at roughly the same time there is a big chance of them combining into a full-blown hurricane.

Physicist and meteorologist of the Spanish State Meteorological Agency (AEMET), Juan Jesus Gonzalez Aleman, confirmed on Twitter the possibility of a hurricane forming in the Atlantic, but said it would be at a high latitude. He added that it was far from certain, as a complex set of events would have to happen for a hurricane to form.

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Jorge Hinojosa

Jorge Hinojosa Mena was born and bred in Madrid before moving to the UK to study. After an undergraduate degree in Manchester, he completed an MA in International Journalism at City. He has worked in radio and for Spain’s Efe news agency before joining the Olive Press in March 2022. Contact: [email protected]

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