TD 10 forms in the Atlantic, TS Imelda hits Texas


    A Tropical Depression has formed in the Atlantic Ocean, and this is expected to become a tropical storm later today.

    According to the National Hurricane Centre, Tropical Depression Ten is carrying maximum sustained winds near 55 km/h.

    Strengthening is forecast during the next couple of days, and after becoming a storm, TD 10 is forecast become a hurricane by the time it approaches the northern Leeward Islands.

    No coastal watches or warnings are in effect at this time.

    Meanwhile Tropical Storm Imelda, which formed earlier this afternoon, has already made landfall.

    Imelda reportedly touched land around 1 pm near Freeport, Texas.

    A Tropical Storm Warning is in place for parts of coastal Texas.

    On the current forecast track, the center of this system will move inland over the Upper Texas coast later today, and move farther inland tonight and Wednesday.

    Bermuda remains on the alert for the possible passage of Hurricane Humberto.

    According to the NHC, Humberto is a large system – hurricane-force winds extend outward
    up to 95 km from the center, while and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 280 km.

    Maximum sustained winds are near 155 km/h with some strengthening forecast during the next 36 hours.

    The NHC says Humberto could become a major hurricane late tonight or Wednesday morning.

    A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for…
    * Bermuda

    A Hurricane Watch is in effect for…
    * Bermuda