Tropical Storm Gaston forms in the North Atlantic


    Tropical Storm Gaston has formed in the North Atlantic.

    It poses no threat to North America or the Caribbean, however the Azores is monitoring its progress.

    According to the National Hurricane Centre, maximum sustained winds have increased to near 65 km/h, with additional strengthening forecast during the next day or two.

    It adds that swells generated by Gaston are expected to affect the Azores later this week.