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20 percent chance of cyclone across southwest and central Caribbean sea: NHC
November 16, 2017 / 11:54 PM / a month ago

20 percent chance of cyclone across southwest and central Caribbean sea: NHC

(Reuters) - An elongated area of low pressure from southwest to northeast across the southwestern and central Caribbean Sea has a 20 percent chance of turning into a cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Thursday.

“Satellite imagery and ship reports indicate that the system has become a little better organized (Thursday) evening,” the Miami-based weather forecaster said, adding “however, strong upper-level winds are expected to prevent significant additional development.”

Reporting by Nithin Prasad in Bengaluru; Editing by Chris Reese

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