Residents have been warned of “catastrophic and life-threatening flooding” due to a hurricane that started today and is expected to last a week, causing the first tropical rainfall warning in California.
In a statement made by the US National Hurricane Center, it was reported that the hurricane, which is expected to hit the country from the southwest, will bring heavy rain and winds with it.
In the statement, which is expected to increase the intensity of precipitation, it was noted that some parts of the states of California, Nevada and Arizona are expected to receive more precipitation than they receive in a year.
Hurricane Hilary upgraded to category 4
Hurricane Hilary, which is expected to turn into a tropical storm in the south of the US state of California, was increased to category 4.
According to the National Weather Service, there has been no tropical storm in Southern California since September 25, 1939.