The National Hurricane Center reports that the weather system formerly known as Hurricane Ida is now classified as a tropical cyclone, which passes through the mid-Atlantic area on the east coast of the United States, causing flooding and generating tornadoes in its path.
Ada landed ashore in Louisiana on Sunday as a Category 4 hurricane and one of the most powerful storms ever to hit the continental United States. The Hurricane Center stated in a previous report that the center of the storm system is now located in West Virginia and is moving east to northeast.
Hurricane Ida caused New Orleans residents to suffer from soaring temperatures
A powerful hurricane damaged critical infrastructure in southern Louisiana, preventing residents from supplying much-needed air conditioning
The maximum wind speed of the system is 45 kilometers per hour, and rainfall is expected to reach up to 20 cm when passing through the area in 24 hours.
Prior to this system, tornadoes had been reported in the northern and eastern states of Washington, DC, the U.S. capital. The Hurricane Center said the system may even be strengthened when it moves offshore later on Thursday.
At the same time, the Hurricane Center reported that Tropical Storm Larry has now formed in the southeastern Atlantic Ocean and is strengthening. They said Thursday is likely to become a hurricane. At present, its sustained wind speed is about 105 kilometers per hour, and it is moving north-northwest.
The forecaster said that the storm currently poses no threat to land.