Hurricane Frances formed from a tropical depression in the deep tropical Atlantic on August 25 about 1400 miles east of the Lesser Antilles and reached hurricane strength on August 26. Frances became a Category 4 Hurricane on August 28 while about 700 miles east of the Lesser Antilles.
Where did Hurricane Frances form?
|Category 4 major hurricane (SSHWS/NWS)|
|Hurricane Frances near peak intensity north of Puerto Rico on August 31|
|Formed||August 24, 2004|
|Dissipated||September 10, 2004|
|(Extratropical after September|
Where did storm Frances start?
Storm Francis comes on the back of Ellen which struck last week and caused power outages. It marks the first time the Met Office has had two named storms in August since it started the process in 2015.
What year did 5 hurricanes hit Florida?
This is mainly due to the catastrophic Hurricane Andrew of 1992, which was a Category 5 that battered the state and is responsible for new building codes. The Labor Day Hurricane of 1935 was the first of two Category 5 hurricanes Southeast Florida has faced since the inception of the Saffir/Simpson scale in 1851.
What storm is hitting the UK now 2020?
Many parts of the UK are yet to recover from the impact of Storm Ciara, and now Storm Dennis has caused further damage to property and homes. A red weather warning for rain is in place on Sunday for south Wales, as heavy rain and strong winds continue to affect the UK with more than 300 flood warnings issued.
How long will storm Francis last?
Forecasters estimate that ‘unseasonably wet and windy spell’ will last for 36 hours.
What is the latest storm called UK?
When the newest storm hit the country, the forecaster announced on Sunday 7 February that it had been given the name of Darcy.
How much damage did Hurricane Frances cost?
Overall, Hurricane Frances caused an estimated $12 billion (2004 USD) in damage placing it among the top ten costliest Atlantic hurricanes in history.