NHC: Hurricane Nicholas Makes Landfall Along Texas Coast
05:57 GMT 14.09.2021 (Updated: 09:46 GMT 14.02.2023)
Earlier, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) upgraded tropical storm Nicholas, which formed in the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday, to a Category 1 hurricane.
The NHC has said that Hurricane Nicholas made a landfall along the Texas coast.
Hurricane #Nicholas Advisory 8A: Nicholas Makes Landfall Along the Texas Coast. Heavy Rain, High Winds and Dangerous Surge Ongoing. https://t.co/VqHn0u1vgc— National Hurricane Center (@NHC_Atlantic) September 14, 2021
The hurricane is accompanied with heavy rainfall and wind. According to forecasters, the maximum wind speed will reach 120 kilometres per hour.
HURRICANE NICHOLAS 11 PM EDT— Rob Delp Weather (@livewxradar) September 14, 2021
Winds 75 mph increasing
pressure 988 mb S
Moving NNE at 10 mph same
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The hurricane is advancing at a speed of 17 kilometres per hour.
Earlier it was reported that tropical storm Nicholas, which had formed in the Gulf of Mexico, had intensified to become a category one hurricane and was moving towards the American state of Texas.
Storm surge surfside Beach TX Hurricane Nicholas @accuweather pic.twitter.com/WeVeQW2rjt— Reed Timmer (@ReedTimmerAccu) September 14, 2021
Hurricane Nicholas has officially made landfall. Here is a look at some street flooding near Oyster Creek. pic.twitter.com/jk594JGo1p— Brooke Taylor (@ABC13Brooke) September 14, 2021
On Monday, US President Joe Biden had declared a state of emergency in the southeastern state of Louisiana in connection with tropical hurricane Nicholas raging across the region, the White House said.
The hurricane may affect the Lone Star State in the coming days as well as parts of the state of Louisiana.