September 5, 2018 / 6:13 PM / 14 days ago

NHC says 70 percent chance of cyclone near Cape Verde islands

(Reuters) - A broad area of low pressure centered several hundred miles south-southwest of the Cape Verde islands, has a 70 percent chance of developing into a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Wednesday.

A tropical depression is expected to form during the next couple of days while the system moves west-northwestward across the tropical Atlantic Ocean, the NHC added.

Reporting by Karen Rodrigues in Bengaluru, editing by G Crosse

0 : 0
  • narrow-browser-and-phone
  • medium-browser-and-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser
  • wide-browser-and-larger
  • medium-browser-and-landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser-and-larger
  • above-phone
  • portrait-tablet-and-above
  • above-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet-and-above
  • landscape-tablet-and-medium-wide-browser
  • portrait-tablet-and-below
  • landscape-tablet-and-below