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The coming season will be extremely dangerous! Hurricane Beryl, which has turned into a Category 5 storm, gave a hint

Hurricane Beryl’s increasing level of intensity has worried meteorologists. Beryl has turned into a category five storm. The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has said that Beryl, which has turned into a category five storm, is a warning sign of a very dangerous hurricane season in the coming times.

According to media reports, World Meteorological Organization spokesperson Claire Nullis said, “This is the earliest category five storm ever in the Atlantic, Caribbean and Central American basin.” He said, “This is an example of what we fear will be a very, very, very active, very dangerous hurricane season, which will have an impact on the entire basin.” This storm will hit Jamaica on Wednesday (June 3) after causing heavy destruction in Grenada, St. Vincent and the Grenadines and causing widespread power supply disruptions.

How dangerous is a category 5 storm?

A Category 5 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale produces winds of at least 252 kilometers per hour (157 mph), which can cause catastrophic damage, including the complete destruction of homes and infrastructure.

Time-lapse image of Beryl’s first four days, taken by NOAA satellite

“We must keep in mind that it takes just one land-strike hurricane to set back decades of development,” Nullis warned. Nullis also expressed concern for small Caribbean islands that were hit hard by Hurricane Beryl because they are not accustomed to such large storms.

What caused Beryl to develop so quickly?

WMO Tropical Cyclone Programme scientific officer Anne-Claire Fontaine attributed Beryl’s rapid development to warm ocean temperatures. He said the Main Developing Region (MDR) is the place in the ocean where storms are developing and is by far the warmest area.