Tropical Storm Alex heads toward Bermuda with high winds

Tropical Storm Alex, the first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season, was headed toward Bermuda on Sunday after dumping rain on parts of Florida, flooding some roads. Alex reached tropical storm force after strengthening off Florida’s east coast early Sunday. National Hurricane Center forecasters said at 8 am (1200 GMT) that Alex had maximum … Read more

Alex: Tropical storm watch issued for Florida

CNN — The National Hurricane Center is concerned about a broad swath of showers and thunderstorms over the Yucatán Peninsula that could turn into Tropical Storm Alex or a tropical depression before hitting Florida on Saturday. On Thursday afternoon, NHC began referring to the system as Potential Tropical Cyclone 1 and issued a tropical storm … Read more

Pacific season’s 1st hurricane aims at Mexico tourist zone

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Hurricane Agatha, the first of the eastern Pacific season, headed for a stretch of tourist beaches and fishing towns on Mexico’s southern coast Monday amid warnings of dangerous storm surge and flooding from heavy rains. After forming on Sunday, Agatha quickly gained power, and it was predicted to make landfall as … Read more