Daniel continues to go from strength to strength. Experts estimate that it will intensify into a cyclone in the next few hours.
Experts believed that Hurricane Daniel could reach that stage as early as this Friday. But it looks like it should reach hurricane stage during the day on Sunday. Born from Tropical Depression No. 5, Daniel became a tropical storm on Thursday, September 1. As she seems to be gaining strength, It should become a hurricane this Sunday, September 4thAnd so the first of the season.
Daniel “could reach the French coast within a week”
The NHC (Hurricane Observatory of the United States) announced on its Twitter account on Saturday evening in these terms: Daniel could become a hurricane again tonight or Sunday. For its part, the French Observatory of Thunderstorms and Hurricanes calculates “The transition to hurricane phase is imminent”.
Finally, the NHC expects Daniel to perform An extratropical transition this Thursday, September 8 (Loss of its warm heart before touching the coasts by becoming the traditional depression of temperate latitudes). So can the storm “Will reach the French coast in a week”, As meteorologist Guillaume Séchet explains.
For its morning update, the GFS digital model is one of the few that can see the former hurricane #Daniel Will reach the French coast in a week.
Nothing more than a simple depression taken over by the flow. A typical situation in our latitudes (rain, strong wind). pic.twitter.com/7mehJecETx
— Guillaume Séchet (@Meteovilles) September 4, 2022