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Bonnie goes to the Pacific and Colin trains inland in South Carolina.

Tropical storm Colin, the third of 2022 in the Atlantic, formed this Saturday inland in eastern South Carolina, while Bonnie, which made landfall on Friday in Central America, is now moving towards the Pacific, where it will strengthen as it It advances parallel to the coasts of El Salvador, Guatemala and Mexico.

According to the forecast of the National Hurricane Center (NHC, in English), the center of Colin it will move northeast along or inland along the South Carolina and North Carolina coasts through Sunday and then emerge over the Atlantic Ocean, where it will dissipate on Monday.

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The third named storm of 2022 has maximum sustained winds of 40 miles per hour (65 km/h) and is moving northeast at a speed of only 8 miles per hour (13 km/h).

The strongest winds and rains Colin they are felt along and off the coast of the Carolinas.

At 07:00 local time in Miami (11:00 GMT) Bonnie was about 50 miles (80 km) from Liberia (Costa Rica) and about 65 miles (105 km) southeast of Managua.

It has maximum sustained winds of 40 miles per hour (65 km/h) and is moving west at 14 miles per hour (22 km/h).

The coastal areas of Costa Rica and Nicaragua are still under warning or surveillance.

According to the NHC, authorities along the coasts of the Peaceful of El Salvador, Guatemala and the south of Mexico they should monitor Bonnie’s progress.

Bonnie is expected to begin a west-northwestward motion tonight or Sunday and continue through Tuesday.

On the forecast track, Bonnie will emerge over the eastern ocean Peaceful in the next few hours and then it will move offshore but parallel to the coasts of El Salvador, Guatemala and southern Mexico from today until Tuesday.

The NHC forecasts a gradual strengthening after Bonnie emerges over the Peaceful Eastern until Tuesday.

If the experts’ forecast for the 2022 season comes true, with the record of between 14 and 21 tropical storms, this would be the seventh consecutive year that cyclone activity is above average (14).

In addition, of the named storms, between 6 and 10 could become hurricanes and 3 and 6 of them reach the highest category, 3, 4 and 5, on the Saffir-Simpson intensity scale, with magnitude 5 for cyclones with winds devastating that exceed 252 kilometers / hour.

Source: Elcomercio

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