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21-second powerful hurricane approaching the Gulf of Mexico

October 18 2005

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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