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The US National Hurricane Center in Miami, Florida is monitoring a sub-tropical depression that is expected to strengthen into a tropical storm by Monday 19 Oct.
As of 1pm Saturday 17 Oct., the weather system was located 500 miles south-southeast of Bermuda.
“Showers and thunderstorms continue to show signs of organisation in association with [this] non-tropical low-pressure system,” reads a weather bulletin from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. “Gradual development is very likely to form during the next day or two while the low meaders well to the south-east of Bermuda.”
Forecasters say the system has an 80% chance of development.
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