Caribbean and US East Coast: latest news from Hurricane Lee

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According to information from the American channel CNN, Hurricane Lee has once again become a category 3 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 120 mph.

The powerful storm, which has fluctuated in intensity as it passes over the Atlantic, is expected to become a very dangerous Category 4 by Sunday evening or early Monday morning, according to the US National Hurricane Center (NHC). -United.

The NHC issued an updated statement Sunday evening US time: “Dangerous ocean currents have begun to reach portions of the southeastern United States east coast and are expected to worsen and spread northward on along much of the country’s eastern coast over the coming days.

The hurricane is expected to slow significantly as it moves north of Puerto Rico, the British and U.S. Virgin Islands, and the northern Leeward Islands, but it will have an impact there and other Caribbean islands . It is still too early to determine long-term developments and the extent of possible consequences for the northeastern states of the United States, Bermuda and Atlantic Canada.

By midweek, Lee is expected to make a turn north, eventually moving between Bermuda and the U.S. East Coast late this week.

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