Tuesday, 20 November, 2018

Oscar forms, strengthens in Central Atlantic Ocean

Subtropical Storm Oscar forms in Atlantic The 15th named storm of the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season is moving across the middle of the ocean
Sandra Phillips | 29 October, 2018, 13:26

A sub-tropical storm in the Atlantic was tonight upgraded to a storm.

Tropical Storm Oscar has been upgraded to a hurricane in the central Atlantic.

The storm's winds have increased to 75 miles per hour, making it a Category 1 hurricane. The tropical depression that would eventually become Hurricane Kate formed southeast of the Bahamas on November 8th.

Oscar became a tropical storm Saturday and was designated the eighth hurricane this season in the 5 p.m. advisory. Oscar is moving to the west at 16 miles per hour. There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.

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Subtropical storms have less defined and cooler centres than tropical storms.

A front is still on track to push Oscar early this week and turn it quickly northeast before even reaching Bermuda. Hurricane season runs through November 30.

Officials said that six more people have died in Florida in Hurricane Michael more than two weeks ago, bringing the death toll to 45, The Associated Press reported.

Mother Nature has given the U.S. East Coast a bit of a reprieve from worry, some time to catch our collective breaths and continue recovery efforts in Florida's Panhandle after the devastation of Hurricane Michael.

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