Hurricane Ophelia is inching closer to making land fall…
This is not normal.
Said Dr. John Sweeney of Maynooth University: “I think it’s unheard of for a hurricane to form this far east in the Atlantic and then take an almost south-to-north track which takes it directly across Ireland”.
You said it, professor.
Hurricane Ophelia has attained Category 3 strength farther east than any storm in history. Experts cite unusual warming in the northern Atlantic Ocean as the driving force behind the storm.
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