September 21, 2018 / 8:54 PM / in a month

NHC sees 40 percent chance of cyclone east of Windward Islands

(Reuters) - A well-defined low pressure system located about 500 miles (805 km) east of the Windward Islands has a 40 percent chance of becoming a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Friday.

A tropical depression could form later Friday night or Saturday, the Miami-based weather forecaster said.

Reporting by Karen Rodrigues in Bengaluru; Editing by Cynthia Osterman

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