Tropical depression 13 forms west of Cape Verde: NHC

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Posted: Sep 19, 2016 5:46 PM

(Reuters) - Tropical depression 13 has formed in the far eastern tropical Atlantic and is expected to intensify into a tropical storm on Monday night or Tuesday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said.

The depression is located about 350 miles (560 km) west-southwest of the Cape Verde Islands with maximum sustained winds of 35 miles per hour (55 kph), the Miami-based weather agency said.

(Reporting by Vijaykumar Vedala in Bengaluru; Editing by Sandra Maler)