The Annual Atlantic Hurricane Season commences June 1 and ends on November 30.
Tropical Storms and Hurricanes are caused by a combination of warm tropical oceans, light winds and moisture along with pre-existing weather disturbances. Hurricanes bring heavy rain, strong winds and large waves which often damage many homes, cars, buildings and trees.
Hurricanes are grouped into 5 categories, which tell you how strong they are. The Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale is a 1-5 rating which is based on the present intensity of the hurricane. Read More
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COVID-19 is a highly infectious respiratory illness that can be spread from an infected person to persons in close contact with them.
How do you catch COVID-19?
An infected person can spread the virus to a healthy person If they are in close contact with each other (within about 2 meters / 6 feet) through droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes.
It is also spread through contact with contaminated surfaces that have been exposed to the virus by touching a surface or object that has the virus on it and then touching your own mouth, nose, or eyes. Click here for more information on COVID-19.
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