Hurricane Teddy reached over Atlantic strength of Category 4, hit Little Antiles and Bermuda, where left 2 dead, and continues on the way northward towards Nova Scotia and New Foundland, with gradual weakening.
Teddy hits Nova Scotia in Tuesday morning and New Foundland in Tuesday evening as a tropical storm, with possible rainfall up to 7 inches (175 mm) and wind gusts up to 160 km/h.
Strong winds associated with hurricane Teddy are / will be linked with rough seas across all East coast of US.
With hurricane Laura, they are the only major hurricanes of the Atlantic season 2020 (Cat 4). Together, 8 hurricanes and 24 tropical storms has occurred until 22. September 2020 and the next systems over Atlantic are under watch.
It is hyperactive hurricane season - previous the strongest hurricane season, 2005 had the same number of tropical storms more than a month later, after 20. October.
Until 6. October, any major hurricanes (Cat 3+) aren´t for now expected over territoty of US, but tropical storms, weaker hurricanes and strong hurricanes above the ocean are possible with increased frequency.
Hurricane Teddy highlights from https://www.theweathernetwork.com:
- Storm may be post-tropical prior to reaching land, but still feature tropical storm-force winds and torrential rains
- Impacts begin in earnest Tuesday morning for Nova Scotia, by Tuesday evening for Newfoundland
- Impacts wind down Wednesday afternoon for Nova Scotia and eastern Newfoundland, overnight Wednesday for western Newfoundland
How to prepare yourself and family before a tropical storm /https://nnpress.ca/:
- enough food and water for 72 hours
- monitoring local media outlets for updates
- securing gates, doors and windows
- moving yard furniture and securing trash cans, hanging plants and anything that can be picked up by wind
- checking radio batteries
- filling vehicles with gas and parking them away from trees
- keeping pets inside
- moving any type of watercraft to high ground
- ensuring the safety of you and your family
- checking on neighbours
- if the power goes out, do not leave candles unattended