In the wake of Hurricane Harvey’s damage and now Category 5 Irma being called the “Worst Hurricane EVER”, it’s hard to see the disasters that people are currently facing.
During a hurricane you usually hear meteorologists refer to its intensity by categories.
What do they mean?
If you don’t know the difference between a category 1 and a category 5 hurricane, The Weather Channel meteorologist Mark Elliot breaks it down for you.
Watch the intense video below!