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The Met Office has been closely monitoring Tropical Storm Leslie during the past week, especially because of the possibility of the impact on Bermuda. It now looks like Leslie will strengthen to Hurricane Force as it tracks 100-150 miles east of Bermuda … Continue reading
At 1500 UK time on Tuesday 28 August, Tropical Storm Isaac was located about 150 km southeast of the Louisiana coast and heading northwest at about 15 km per hour. Mean wind speeds of 70 mph at the surface have been … Continue reading
Tropical Strom Isaac was located about 120km WSW of Key West at 4am (UK time) on Monday 27 August, and continues to move west north west. Mean wind speeds of 65 mph have been observed by the United States National Hurricane Center aircraft. … Continue reading
Latest forecasts show Hurricane Irene is expected to make landfall on the eastern coast of the United States on Saturday. It is due to pass over North Carolina before continuing up the coast, passing over New York City about a … Continue reading
This year’s Northern Hemisphere tropical cyclone season remains active with storms continuing to affect the Caribbean and the Bay of Bengal. In the Caribbean Haiti, the Dominican Republic and Cuba are experiencing heavy rains and strong winds as Hurricane Tomas … Continue reading
The Met Office has been providing forecasts to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, charities and other National Meteorological Services to provide advice on Tropical Depression Tomas which is expected to head towards Haiti. As early as last Thursday, the Met Office has … Continue reading