World News

Aletta weakens to Category 3 hurricane

Aletta weakens to Category 3 hurricane

Aletta is the first hurricane of the Eastern Pacific hurricane season - and the first major hurricane. There is no threat to land.

Aletta has weakened but remains a powerful Category 3 major hurricane with sustained winds of 125 miles per hour.

It was about 555 miles (895 kilometers) south of the Baja California Peninsula.

More news: Lyon say Nabil Fekir transfer negotiations with Liverpool have ended

There is a tropical depression that could strengthen to a hurricane while moving northwest toward the West Coast of Mexico, the National Hurricane Center said. By Monday, it's forecast to become a hurricane. Rapid weakening is then expected through the weekend.

Aletta was first named a hurricane on Thursday, June 7, which is over two weeks earlier than normal.

According to figures released in May, NOAA's Climate Prediction Center is expecting a near-normal or above-normal season in the Eastern Pacific basin. This rise in the storm has been a swift one, and it had become the tropical storm on Wednesday, and it has puttered throughout the day. The Eastern Pacific hurricane season runs from May 15 through November 30, with peak activity from July through September. Strengthening rapidly overnight, the storm was rated Category 4 by Friday afternoon as it continued to churn in the waters off the west coast of Mexico.


  • White House Economic Adviser: Canada's Trudeau 'Stabbed Us In The Back'

    White House Economic Adviser: Canada's Trudeau 'Stabbed Us In The Back'

    The White House is escalating its verbal attacks against Justin Trudeau , the prime minister of close American ally Canada . A few hours earlier, Trudeau had told reporters that all seven leaders had come together to sign the joint declaration.
    Regina man remembers father after Spade and Bourdain deaths

    Regina man remembers father after Spade and Bourdain deaths

    Henderson says decreasing these numbers will start by talking about mental health the same way we talk about physical health. The new report from the Centers for Disease Control shows that suicides in Utah have risen more than 46 percent since 1999.
    Lebron James Noncommittal About Return To Cleveland

    Lebron James Noncommittal About Return To Cleveland

    And the only teams to win four crowns in five years were that Boston squad and the 1950s Minneapolis Lakers in the NBA's infancy. Cleveland fans seem to feel differently about James' possible departure this time around.
  • Ontario businesses seek clarity from populist leader Ford

    Ontario businesses seek clarity from populist leader Ford

    Many polling places have changed and you should not assume that you will be voting at the same polling place as the last election. Furthermore, the Liberal party won't be able to regain official party status until the next election is held four years from now.
    Danny Welbeck: Marcus Rashford

    Danny Welbeck: Marcus Rashford "free to play" for England

    However, the Three Lions could not add any more goals to their tally for the first stanza and took a 1-0 lead into the break. With Jesse Lingard looking a nailed-on starter, the person who Rashford could replace would be Raheem Sterling or Dele Alli.
    U.S.  to Lift Sanctions Against ZTE (After it Pays $1.4B)

    U.S. to Lift Sanctions Against ZTE (After it Pays $1.4B)

    The latest sanction in April was because ZTE lied about disciplining some executives responsible for the original violations. That's because it violated an agreement with the U.S. after it got caught evading sanctions against North Korea and Iran.
  • E3 2018: Fallout Shelter Is Coming to PS4

    E3 2018: Fallout Shelter Is Coming to PS4

    Kotaku reports that Fallout 76 is actually an online survival RPG in the same vein as Rust and DayZ . The Elder Scrolls is coming to Nintendo Switch . sort of.
    Porsche christens first electric the Taycan

    Porsche christens first electric the Taycan

    The tail-light strip across the rear is the new Porsche signature which stands out thanks to the diffused lighting. Taycan translates roughly to " lively young horse ", referencing the leaping steed in the Porsche crest.
    Taliban leaders declare Eid ceasefire with Afghan forces

    Taliban leaders declare Eid ceasefire with Afghan forces

    He added that eight Taliban attackers were killed and more than a dozen others were wounded during the gun battle. He said there was a report of a single Taliban casualty but the group has not commented.
  • Putnam reacts to criticism over failed gun background checks

    Putnam reacts to criticism over failed gun background checks

    Putnam asserted that "no one's safety was at risk" because those 291 people would not have been able to purchase a firearm. That would be Republican Adam Putnam , the state's current Agriculture Commissioner who is also now running for governor.
    Canadian firm publishes details on Carbon dioxide  to fuel pilot

    Canadian firm publishes details on Carbon dioxide to fuel pilot

    Carbon Engineering , which has about 40 employees and produces about a tonne of carbon dioxide a day from an experimental plant. However he believes the question of decarbonising aviation and heavy transportation can not be met by electric vehicles alone.
    Jennifer Lawrence Steps Out With Rumored New Boyfriend, Cooke Maroney

    Jennifer Lawrence Steps Out With Rumored New Boyfriend, Cooke Maroney

    The 33-year-old works as a director at New York's Gladstone Gallery , which reps artists such as Lena Dunham's dad Carroll . Lawrence made it clear, in a February interview with shock jock Howard Stern, that she was on the lookout for a new man.