RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Tropical storm Iota, the 30th named North Atlantic storm, has strengthened into the 13th hurricane of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season and is expected to become a major hurricane as it approaches Central America, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Sunday, November 15th.
“Reconnaissance aircraft finds Iota has strengthened into the thirteenth hurricane of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season,” NHC said.
Iota is about 295 miles (475 km) east of Isla De Providencia Colombia, with maximum sustained winds of 75 miles per hour (120 kph).
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