Philip storm may form near Florida this weekend

Philip storm may form near Florida this weekend

The area of showers and thunderstorms in the Northwest Caribbean could become tropical storm Philippe, which will head to southern Florida this weekend.

«We noticed, as thunderstorms began to «envelop» form the centre of the storm near Nicaragua and Honduras,» says the expert on hurricanes AccuWeather Dan Kottlowski. «Although the risk of tropical storms is small, it is still there. A more accurate picture we will get on Saturday.»

Philip storm may form near Florida this weekend

According to preliminary information, if Philip becomes a storm, it will proceed North-East through Cuba and then into South Florida and the Bahamas.

In the meantime, the people of Florida should prepare for the strong rains. According to forecasts, output is expected to 3-5 inches of rain, and most will fall within several hours, which can lead to flooding in low-lying areas.

In addition, there is a possibility of severe thunderstorms, a separate tornado and water tornadoes.

Residents who decided to spend the weekend outdoors, urge to hide in the shelter at the first sign of bad weather, and owners of small boats to remain in port.