Earl Becomes Hurricane As It Swirls Towards Central America: US Monitor

Earl becomes hurricane as it swirls towards Central America: US monitor

WASHINGTON,(Pakistan Point News - APP - 4th Augst,2016) - Earl was upgraded from tropical storm to hurricane status Wednesday as it glided across the Caribbean and started lashing northern Central America, the US-based National Hurricane Center said. An "aircraft just reached Earl and measured maximum sustained winds of 75 miles per hour (120 kilometers per hour), indicating that Earl is now a hurricane," the center posted in its latest bulletin.