Hurricane Leslie heads north in Atlantic Ocean

Hurricane Leslie heads north in Atlantic Ocean

It's producing numerous showers and thunderstorms extending from Central America eastward through Hispaniola, according to the latest Tropical Weather Outlook from the National Hurricane Center in Miami.

Tropical storm Leslie grew in intensity to become a Category 1 hurricane on Wednesday, but now poses no threat to land, Cuba's meteorological institute Insmet reported.

"Gradual strengthening is expected during the next 48 hours, and Leslie is forecast to become a hurricane by Wednesday morning, " the hurricane center said.

This storm does not pose a threat to Florida or the US, but swells generated by Leslie will create life-threatening surf and rip current conditions along our east coast for most of the week.

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It is located 510 miles east-southeast of Bermuda and moving toward the southwest at 3 mph.

Swells from Leslie are also being felt at the US East Coast, the Bahamas and most of the Greater and Lesser Antilles. Forecasters say the storm is almost stationary and little movement is expected throughout the day.

Strong winds and rain are set to his Britain this weekend but Met Office forecaster Andy Page says it is no different to typical low-pressure systems at this time of year. The storm was named again yesterday as a subtropical storm as it transitioned again.

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