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Saturday, August 30, 2008

Aviso de Ciclón Tropical. Hurrican Gustav

Hurricane Gustav has increased suddenly to a Category 4 with sustained winds of 145 MPH and gusts up to 167 mph. This is an extremely dangerous storm that is in the process of making landfall on western Cuba this evening. Fox News reported this afternoon that windspeds of 140 mph was recorded on the Isle of Youth just prior to the weather station being disabled. NOAA officials are expecting Gustav to increase to Category 5 status after crossing Cuba.

The link is to the Advisory from The Cuban National Weather Institute (in spanish).


Translation of this below provided courtesy of Yahoo! Babel Fish

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El huracán Gustavo ha aumentado repentinamente a una categoría 4 con los vientos continuos de 145 MPH y las ráfagas hasta 167 mph. Ésta es una tormenta extremadamente peligrosa que está pasando sobre la isla de la juventud y será Cuba occidental llamativa esta tarde. Fox News divulgó esta tarde que los windspeds de 140 mph fueron registrados en la isla de la juventud apenas antes de la estación meteorológica que era lisiada. Los funcionarios de NOAA están esperando que Gustavo aumentara al estado de la categoría 5 después de cruzar Cuba.


El acoplamiento está al Advisory del instituto nacional cubano del tiempo (en español).


Traducción de esto debajo de la cortesía proporcionada de Yahoo! Babelfish

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