In the Atlantic ocean was formed tropical storm “Marie”

In the Atlantic ocean was formed tropical storm “Marie”

MOSCOW, 17 Sep — RIA Novosti. Tropical storm Maria formed in the Atlantic ocean near the coast of South America and the Caribbean, according to the Center for prevention of storms USA.

According to him, currently the storm is moving westward at a speed of about 32 kilometers per hour. Also meteorologists issued a forecast of increased storms.

As reported in the official Twitter of the center, in the beginning of next week Maria will strengthen to a hurricane and will affect the Leeward Islands in the Caribbean sea. By mid-week the hurricane “Maria” can be powerful and dangerous and to reach the virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.

Newly named Tropical Storm #Maria expected to strengthen and affect portions of the Leeward Islands as a hurricane.

— NHC Atlantic Ops (@NHC_Atlantic) 16 Sep 2017
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In the beginning of last week over the Atlantic was formed tropical storm “Jose”. Later, it intensified to hurricane first category, but then weakened. Currently, the hurricane “Jose” is located near the East coast of the United States and moves North. On Thursday, meteorologists warned that “Jose” could increase by the weekend.