(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
Tropical storm Ian is expected to become a hurricane on Sunday,
reaching major hurricane strength by late on Monday before it
reaches western Cuba, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC)
said, Trend reports
citing Reuters .
The center of Ian is forecast to pass well southwest of Jamaica
on Sunday and pass near or west of the Cayman Islands early on
Monday, the agency said in its latest advisory.
Ian will then move near or over western Cuba on Monday night and
early on Tuesday, emerging over the southeastern Gulf of Mexico on
Tuesday, it added.
The storm is located about 395 miles (635 km) southeast of Grand
Cayman packing maximum sustained winds of 50 miles per hour (80
kph), NHC said.
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