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21-second powerful hurricane approaching the Gulf of Mexico

October 18 2005
16:00

The U.S. is approaching the next tropical storm, which meteorologists dubbed the female name "Wilma". The speed with which the storm moves, about 8 km / and the wind speed within the hurricane - 64 mph, according to AP. Forecasters fear the storm will grow into a powerful hurricane in the near future, and then come down on the Gulf Coast.

"Wilma" has already become the 21 th in a row by storm this season. Thus, 2005 may be a record for most hurricanes in the Atlantic, since the last time 20 hurricanes were recorded in 1933, Rosbalt.

The mayor of New Orleans residents warned of a new evacuation. He noted that the levees destroyed by previous hurricanes, failed to recover fully, and they can not bear another blow.

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