NHC says 40 percent chance of cyclone formation northeast of Leeward Islands

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Posted: Sep 30, 2015 8:35 AM

(Reuters) - A system over the central Atlantic several hundred miles northeast of the northern Leeward Islands has a 40 percent chance of developing into a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Wednesday.

The system has become a little better organized since yesterday, and any additional gradual development is possible during the next several days while it moves slowly northwestward, the Miami-based weather forecaster said.

(Reporting by Nithin Prasad in Bengaluru)