She’s there. Fiona, the hurricane that has become a tropical storm, made landfall in eastern Canada on Saturday, September 24, in the province of Nova Scotia, with winds exceeding 144 km / h, announced the American National Hurricane Center ( NHC).
Post-Tropical Cyclone #Fiona Advisory 40: Center of Fiona Now Crossing Eastern Nova Scotia. High Winds and Heavy Rains Continue.
— National Hurricane Center (@NHC_Atlantic) September 24, 2022
“Fiona is expected to affect parts of Atlantic Canada today as a powerful hurricane-strength cyclone and significant impacts are expected due to high winds, storm surge and heavy rains”according to the NHC.
“Where it ranks in the history books we will have to determine after the fact, but it will certainly be a historic and extreme event for Eastern Canada”Canadian meteorologist Bob Robichaud said at a press conference on Friday, calling Fiona a hurricane. “major”.