Tropical storm a certainty off Mexico: NHC

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Posted: Sep 06, 2013 7:47 AM
Tropical storm a certainty off Mexico: NHC

(Reuters) - A low pressure area near Tampico, Mexico, now has a 100 percent chance of becoming a tropical cyclone during the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said in its latest bulletin.

A tropical depression advisory will be issued in the next hour or two, the NHC said.

In its previous advisory, the NHC said the system had a 20 percent chance of becoming a tropical cyclone.

(Reporting by Arpan Varghese in Bangalore; Editing by Gerald E. McCormick)