SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Tropical Storm Philippe aimed for Bermuda on Thursday on a path that might ultimately take it to Atlantic Canada and jap New England.
The storm was situated 520 miles (835 kilometers) south of Bermuda on Thursday morning. It had winds of as much as 45 mph (75 kph) and was transferring north at 10 mph (17 kph).
A tropical storm warning was in impact for Bermuda, with forecasters warning of heavy rainfall beginning Thursday night.
Philippe’s heart is anticipated to go close to Bermuda on Friday after which strategy jap New England and Atlantic Canada on Saturday as a post-tropical cyclone.
Philippe is a big storm, with tropical storm-force winds extending as much as 230 miles (370 kilometers) from its heart.
Philippe made landfall in Barbuda late Monday and downed timber and energy traces on a number of islands within the northeast Caribbean, forcing closures of colleges, companies and authorities places of work. The U.S. Virgin Islands on Thursday reported main energy outages on St. Thomas and St. John, with crews struggling to revive electrical energy.