Hurricane Jose Gets 4 Category, Moving to the Caribbean Where Irma is Raging

© AP Photo / NOAA In this GOES-16 geocolor image satellite image taken Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, the eye of Hurricane Irma, left, is just north of the island of Hispaniola, with Hurricane Jose, right, in the Atlantic Ocean
In this GOES-16 geocolor image satellite image taken Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, the eye of Hurricane Irma, left, is just north of the island of Hispaniola, with Hurricane Jose, right, in the Atlantic Ocean - Sputnik International
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Jose has evolved into an extremely dangerous Category 4 hurricane, according to the US National Hurricane Center which used a "hunter" plane to assess the storm's power.

The hurricane is some 700 kilometers to the south-east of the Northern Leewad Islands. Its maximum sustained winds reach 240 kilometers per hour. The storm is moving to the Caribbean, where Irma Hurricane has been already raging.

Earlier it was forecast that Jose would veer to the north after heading to the Caribbean.

As for Irma, it is expected to make a landfall in the United States and devastate the country, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

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