Danielle’s weakening expected to be short lived

| 23/08/2010

(CNS): Updated 4pm- The National Hurricane Centre says that although Danielle has been downgraded even further to a tropical storm environmental conditions are such that it is expected to become a hurricane again later tonight or early on Wednesday. At 5pm AST Danielle was about 895 miles east of the Leeward Islands with maximum sustained winds of 70mph and moving west -northwest at 18 mph. Danielle is still expected to slow down and turn toward the northwest during the next couple of days when re-strengthening is forecast. Tropical storm force winds currently extend outward up to 140 miles.

Forecasters continue to predict that over the next few days Danielle will become a significant hurricane and remains on a track heading east of Bermuda.



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