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Hurricane Nicole Heading for Bermuda Posted on 13 October, 2016 by Met Office Press Office Hurricane Nicole has continued strengthening and is now category 4 on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale with sustained winds near 130 mph. It is forecast to pass either directly over or very close to Bermuda later today.

from BBC News

Hurricane Matthew: New images show scale of Haiti destruction

BBC graphic showing the five different categories of hurricanes on the Saffir-Simpson hurricane scale using a visual of a house and a tree

The latest on Hurricane Matthew Posted on 8 October, 2016 by Met Office Press Office Hurricane Matthew has continued to slowly weaken and is currently a category 2 on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. Matthew is expected to move north, then northeast through the rest of Saturday along the coast of South Carolina, before turning east into the North Atlantic during Sunday.

On August the 29th Katrina hit Louisiana, most notably New Orleans where 80% of the city flooded because the flood protection system was breached in more than fifty places. The hurricane caused over 80 billion in damages and over 1800 people were confirmed to have died with over 700 missing.

from Teachers Pay Teachers

Hurricane Wind Scale: Saffir Simpson Differentiated Nonfiction Reading Passages

from The Weather Channel

What is the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale?