Tropical storm Marco turned into a hurricane on Sunday, the Miami-based National Hurricane Center said and is expected to approach the U.S. state of Louisiana on Monday.
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Marco is accompanied by winds blowing at 120 km / h that are expected “along part of the US Gulf Coast” of Mexico, the center said.
Storm Laura, which caused flooding in Haiti, killing five people according to civil protection, is also expected to become a hurricane on Tuesday and could strike the same American region.
According to the National Hurricane Center, the eye of Laura was moving through Haiti and the Dominican Republic on Sunday morning, will be near or over Cuba on Sunday evening and Monday, then over the southeastern Gulf of Mexico on Monday evening and Tuesday.