Hurricane Delta

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Hurricane Delta
Category 4 major hurricane (SSHWS/NWS)
Hurricane Delta nearing its secondary peak intensity east of Texas on October 8
FormedOctober 5, 2020
DissipatedOctober 12, 2020
(Remnant low after October 10)
Highest winds1-minute sustained: 145 mph (230 km/h)
Lowest pressure953 mbar (hPa); 28.14 inHg
Fatalities6 total
Damage$3.09 billion (2020 USD)
Areas affectedJamaica, Nicaragua, Cayman Islands, Yucatán Peninsula, Gulf Coast of the United States, Southeastern United States, Northeastern United States
Part of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season

Hurricane Delta was an Atlantic tropical cyclone in October 2020. The hurricane struck the Yucatán Peninsula of Mexico. It later threatened east central Louisiana and western Mississippi. Delta's winds peaked near 145 miles an hour.[1]

The storm also threatened the western Caribbean islands, including the Cayman Islands, Cuba and Jamaica.

Tropical cyclone warnings and watches were put up for Mexico, the Cayman Islands and Cuba.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Hurricane Delta Brought Significant Storm Surge, Heavy Rainfall and Strong Winds to Parts of Louisiana, Texas (RECAP) | The Weather Channel - Articles from The Weather Channel |". The Weather Channel. Retrieved 2020-12-17.