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Donald Trump is at it again. This time, he's wrongly claimed that Hurricane Dorian will hit Alabama, and weather experts, as well as people online, haven't missed the strange statements.

Speaking to reporters on Sunday, Trump was already off to a shakey start after he said he'd 'never even heard of a category 5 storm', a troubling insight considering the US has been hit by four since he became president.

In fact, it's even more troubling when you also take into account that he's said almost the exact same thing at least four times previously.

Trump's comments came as the Bahamas were pounded by Hurricane Dorian, with fears that the storm could lead to devastating damage, as well as loss of life. In addition, earlier on Sunday, Trump tweeted that Alabama would be hit by the storm in yet another 'face-palm' moment.

In a tweet, he wrote:

In addition to Florida - South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, and Alabama, will most likely be hit (much) harder than anticipated. Looking like one of the largest hurricanes ever. Already category 5. BE CAREFUL! GOD BLESS EVERYONE

However, the comments were disputed by the National Weather Service office in Birmingham Alabama, who tweeted:

Alabama will NOT see any impacts from #Dorian. We repeat, no impacts from Hurricane #Dorian will be felt across Alabama. The system will remain too far east. #alwx

Other social media users also corrected the president.

Despite the refutation, Trump continued to repeat the comments in a press conference. Speaking to reporters, he said:

And, I will say, the states – and it may get a little piece of a great place: It’s called Alabama.

And Alabama could even be in for at least some very strong winds and something more than that, it could be. This just came up, unfortunately. It’s the size of – the storm that we’re talking about. So, for Alabama, just please be careful also.

Trump, once again rising above the experts..

HT The Guardian

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