Hurricane Danielle inches closer to Leeward Islands as another storm forms

MIAMI, CMC – Hurricane Danielle moved closer towards the Leeward Islands on Wednesday as another storm formed in the Eastern Atlantic.

The Miami-based National Hurricane Centre (NHC) said that Danielle was now 685 miles east northeast of the northern Leeward Islands and was packing winds of 85 miles per hour.

The NHC said that Danielle, a Category One storm, was located at latitude 21.2 north, longitude 53.1 west and was moving towards the northwest at 17 miles per hour.

It said that while the hurricane posed no immediate threat to land at this time, slow strengthening is possible over the next 48 hours.

Meanwhile, the fifth tropical storm for the 2010 hurricane season formed in the Eastern Atlantic and was located 520 miles of the southernmost Cape Verde Islands.

The storm, named Earl, had sustained winds of 40 miles per hour and was located latitude 14.4 north longitude 32.2 west.

“Earl is moving toward the west near 16 miles per hour. This motion is expected to continue during the next two days keeping the cyclone over the waters of the Tropical Atlantic.

The NHC said that “some strengthening is expected over the next 48 hours and that “Earl could become a hurricane by Friday”.

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  1. SHAIT!!!!!!!
    August 26, 2010

    @ patat the topic is about a hurricane u have all skerrit name in that almost ready to mention his mother..get real at this is not every thing alu dominicans have to put politics in SHAIT MAN

  2. Anguillan Public Servant
    August 26, 2010

    Ahah! Tropical Storm EARL!! That is one we have to monitor very closely.

  3. Patat
    August 26, 2010

    There should be no problem if Skerrit take a vacation again!!!

    If he not a Dominican why can’t he take a vacation. You see is because there is no other Dominican man or woman capable to appeal to the masses like Skerrit that is why we want d French man.

    IS we Dominicans that use to always compare Gwada with Dominica and marvel about d amount of movements it have in Gwada compare to Dominica.

    Old people does always say: careful what you wish for, for u might just get it!!!! Well all u get a French man and now all u Mad, crazy and want d man to do all kind of thing in a day for all u.

    All u forgetting D man English not that fast like all u own.

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