Tropical storm Bret forms in the Atlantic: National Hurricane Center

Reuters News
Posted: Jun 19, 2017 4:58 PM

(Reuters) - Tropical storm Bret, the second named storm of the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season, has formed over the Atlantic, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Monday.

The system was located about 225 miles (362 km)southeast of the Caribbean island of Grenada, with maximum sustained winds of 40 miles per hour (64 km per hour), the Miami-based weather forecaster said.

(Reporting by Swati Verma in Bengaluru; Editing by Jonathan Oatis)