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Forecasters Monitor Tropical Wave

The U.S. National Hurricane Center says a tropical wave in the western Atlantic Ocean northeast of Puerto Rico had a high chance – greater than 50 percent – of becoming a tropical cyclone during the next 48 hours. The Hurricane Centre says the system had become better organised and upper-level winds were expected to become […]

Hurricane Bill gains strength

Weather forecasters say Hurricane Bill could soon be upgraded to a major storm. The latest update from the Miami-based National Hurricane Centre said Bill, a category two storm, was 635 miles east of the Leeward Islands, packing winds of 110 miles per hour. The storm is expected reach Bermuda later this week. The island’s emergency […]

Cable and Wireless Caribbean Establishes Relief fund

Cable & Wireless Caribbean announced Tuesday that it would be supporting the region to the tune of more than US$500,000 in cash and services to assist victims of the recent hurricanes and tropical storms that affected the region. The company is immediately establishing a relief fund of US$250,000 to assist with aspects of restoration in […]

Two Tropical Disturbances Form In The Atlantic

DORAL (CBS4) – Two tropical disturbances emerged in the Atlantic both with the potential to grow into tropical depressions, according to the National Hurricane Center. Click the link to watch a video update of the tropics as of August 12th, 2008. One system was centered about 650 miles east of St. Lucia and Dominica and […]

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