TS Dorian begins journey across Atlantic

| 24/07/2013

(CNS): As forecasted Wednesday  morning by the National hurricane Centre in Miami a tropical depression which formed off the coast of Africa early this morning had churned into a tropical storm by the afternoon. At 4pm the centre of Tropical Storm Dorian was located about 505 miles w of the Cape Verde Islands. The storm was blowing at 50 mph and travelling at 20 mph toward the west-northwest near 20 mph. forecaster said that slight weakening was possible on Thursday as Dorian moves over cooler water but according to weather experts the storm will re-intensify soon after.

Currently tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 45 miles from the centre and if  Dorian remains on track it is not expected in the Caribbean region until at least next Monday.

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