Tropical depression could become storm today
A new tropical depression has formed over the far eastern Atlantic and it is forecast to become a tropical storm.
At 5 a.m. the National Hurricane Center said the centre of Tropical Depression Fourteen
was located near latitude 10.6 North, longitude 27.3 West.
The depression is moving toward the west near 15 mph (24 km/h), and this motion is expected to continue during the next couple of days.
Maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph (55 km/h) with higher gusts.
The depression is forecast to become a Tropical Storm later today or tomorrow.
The estimated minimum central pressure is 1008 mb (29.77 inches). (NB)