Hurricanes reach Category 2 strength when their winds attain a sustained force of 96 to 110mph. But the hurricane could cause life-threatening surf and rip conditions in some portions of the North Carolina coast and mid-Atlantic states over the next few days.
Chris is moving to the northeast at 29 miles per hour (46 kph) with maximum sustained winds of 85 miles per hour (140 kph). Ms Thornton said the fate of the weather depends on the position of the jet stream - the winds blowing from west to east in the upper atmosphere.
The earlier understanding of dinosaur existence was said to be 180 million years ago, which this discovery dismisses. Dr Apaldetti, of the National University of San Juan, said they weighed in at an estimated seven to 10 tonnes. "The evolution from small bipedal to giant quadrupedal sauropodomorphs involved numerous anatomical changes", the researchers wrote in their study .
For Democrats facing an uphill struggle to block Kavanaugh's confirmation, his protective views of the presidency could prove to be a bright red ribbon. Bush. Abortion became legal in 1973 in a famous case known as Roe versus Wade . Kavanaugh would decimate reproductive rights, voting rights, workers' rights, LGBTQ rights, and immigrant rights for generations.
Forecasters expect Tropical Storm Chris to gain strength as it hovers off the Carolina coast Monday. At least 24,000 homes and businesses were in the dark in Puerto Rico as the remnants of Hurricane Beryl brought rain and strong winds to the island.
Starbucks, citing the environment threat to oceans, will ban plastic straws from all of its stores globally in less than two years. Alternative-material straws such as paper or compostable plastic will be rolled-out for Frappuccino beverages, and they will also be available for customers upon request if they would prefer a straw.