World Bulletin / News Desk
Hurricane Ophelia moved eastward over the mid-Atlantic Friday as a category two storm packing winds gusting at up to 105 miles (165 kilometres) per hour en route for the Azores.
The Miami-based National Hurricane Center said that as of 0300 GMT the eye of Ophelia was 670 miles southwest of the Azores and moving at a rate of seven miles an hour, but this pace is forecast to increase significantly.
Ophelia is forecast to produce total rain accumulations of two to four inches over the southeastern Azores Saturday and Saturday night, the NHC said.
The rainfall could trigger flooding, it said.Güncelleme Tarihi: 13 Ekim 2017, 23:41