Tropical Storm Kirk forms off African coast

23 September, 2018, 15:39 | Author: Darnell Taylor

Tropical Depression Eleven is still expected to dissipate in the next day or so, without causing problems for land, the center said. The storm was moving west at 14 miles per hour.

The National Hurricane Center said it is now monitoring two other areas of disturbed weather in the Atlantic.

Tropical Depression 11 formed overnight about 500 miles east of the Windward Islands and as of 8 a.m. Saturday, it was moving due west at about 5 mph.

"Maximum sustained winds are near 40 miles per hour or 65 kilometres per hour with higher gusts". Forecasters expect some strengthening through Sunday.

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According to meteorologists with The Weather Channel and AccuWeather, Tropical Storm Kirk developed Saturday morning about 450 miles south of the Cabo Verde Islands.

As for the other storms forecasters are watching, a broad area of low pressure now located about 200 miles south of Bermuda is barely producing showers as of the 8 a.m. advisory.

The storm will move toward the west-northwest through early next week and is not a threat to Florida. The low near Bermuda may move toward the southeast coast.

The 2018 tropical season ends November 30.

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