The 2017 hurricane season has been as expected – devastating. And today, Hurricane Irma (a Category 5 hurricane) is gaining strength moving up the Caribbean coast. In the last few days, Storm Jose has been upgraded to Hurricane Jose (which is right behind and following Irma), and now, Hurricane Katia has developed at the south east coast of Mexico at a category 1 level.
There has been a total of 12 depressions, 11 storms, and so far, 6 Hurricanes (2 @ cat. 3+).