October 8, 2019 / 6:11 PM / a month ago

NHC says 40% chance of cyclone formation near South Carolina

(Reuters) - A small area of low pressure located few hundred miles southeast of Charleston, South Carolina has 40% chance of cyclone formation in the next 48 hours, the U.S. Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Tuesday.

“Although upper-level winds, are not particularly favorable for additional development, only a small increase in organization could result in the formation of a tropical depression or storm later today or tonight,” the NHC said.

Reporting by K. Sathya Narayanan in Bengaluru

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