Storm Epsilon in the Atlantic Ocean strengthened to a hurricane

The hurricane is expected to approach Bermuda on the evening of October 22.

Tropical storm Epsilon in the Atlantic Ocean strengthened into a hurricane on Wednesday. This was reported by the US national hurricane monitoring center headquartered in Miami (Florida).

According to its data, the wind speed inside the atmospheric phenomenon reaches 33.3 m/s. The cyclone is currently located 875 km Southeast of Bermuda and is moving northwest at about 20 km/h. The hurricane is expected to approach Bermuda on Thursday evening.

An atmospheric phenomenon is classified as a tropical storm and gets a name if the wind speed within its limits reaches about 17.5 m/s. With wind speeds of 33 m/s or more, the storm becomes a hurricane.