Tropical Storm Philippe is aiming for Bermuda on a path that will finally take it to Atlantic Canada and japanese New England
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Tropical Storm Philippe aimed for Bermuda on Thursday on a path that will finally take it to Atlantic Canada and japanese New England.
The storm was positioned 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 predicted to move close to Bermuda on Friday after which strategy japanese 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 bushes and energy traces on a number of islands within the northeast Caribbean, forcing closures of colleges, companies and authorities workplaces. The U.S. Virgin Islands on Thursday reported main energy outages on St. Thomas and St. John, with crews struggling to revive electrical energy.