Tropical Storm Lorenzo forms

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    Via www.nhc.noaa.gov

    Tropical Storm Lorenzo has formed over the far eastern Atlantic but currently poses no threat to land.

    As of 11am today, it was located about 410km south of the Cabo Verde Islands.

    It is expected to move west-northwest starting tonight but is forecast to pass well to the south of the Cabo Verde Islands over the night 24 hours.

    Additional strengthening is also forecast and Lorenzo is expected to become a hurricane by Wednesday.