Hurricane Hannah gains as warnings are issued in areas under its trajectory

September 3rd, 2008 - 9:59 pm ICT by David M N James  

Hurricane Hannah is headed directly to the Carolina’s. Hannah is now the fourth hurricane in just as a few weeks and has caused a major scare to weather experts who are monitoring it. Hannah popped up just as Hurricane Gustav broke and weakened further as it shot inland fagged out. Tropical Storm Hannah lost steam late yesterday and then regained hurricane strength later. However it dissipated and is being projected to gain hurricane strengths again before reaching the East Coast by Friday

Hannah is the fourth hurricane-strength storm of the Atlantic Hurricane Season and the National Hurricane centre projects that it will make her way up the eastern coastline. With maximum sustained winds near 65 mph. Hannah has its epicenter over the southeastern Bahamas 450 miles southeast of Nassau.

Hanna is gaining strengths and will be a Category 2 hurricane as it hits east coast of Florida as early as Thursday, with landfall expected on Friday north of the Georgia-South Carolina border. Hurricane alerts will be issued in central and southeast Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos Islands if the hurricane gains more strength and becomes threatening warnings have been issued in the northern coasts of the Dominican Republic and Haiti as the hurricane wind speed continues to gain.

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