Hurricane update has revealed that Matthew has become more powerful and dangerous. It is now being dubbed as a Category 4 storm with winds of 145 mph. The storm is slowly closing in on Haiti.
The long range track of hurricane Matthew shifted towards the west and raised threat to the east coast of Florida State. A state of emergency has been declared in the state.
National Hurricane Center has released a statement saying that there are possibilities of direct impacts with the storm sometime during the week. It can also affect Georgia and Carolina. Hurricane watches are most likely to be issued today for many parts of Florida State.
Hurricane Matthew was following a track which was expected to move towards Haiti. It will hit Cuba and Bahamas. In both the areas, hurricane watches have been amplified recently.
The center of the Hurricane Matthew is situated around 190 miles to the southwest of Port Au Prince in Haiti. It was recorded moving northwards with a speed of 7 mph. The winds of Hurricane Matthew increased to 145 mph thus turning it into a powerful category four storm. Read more..