Three hurricanes in perfect line hit land in 2017

Livescience.com July 8, 2024, 12:00 PM UTC

Summary: In 2017, three hurricanes - Katia, Irma, and Jose - lined up in the Atlantic Ocean's "hurricane alley." The storms, captured by the Suomi NPP satellite, hit U.S. and Mexico in September 2017. Hurricane Irma caused over $320 million in damage, with winds up to 130 mph. Rising ocean temperatures from climate change may increase hurricane intensity, prompting discussions about a new hurricane category.

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