Tropical Depression 19 forms over central Atlantic

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Posted: Nov 06, 2017 3:56 AM

(Reuters) - Tropical Depression 19 has formed over the central Atlantic and is expected to strengthen into a tropical storm later on Monday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said.

The system is about 1,470 miles (2,370 km) west-southwest of the Azores with maximum sustained winds of 35 miles per hour (55 kph), the Miami-based weather forecaster said.

(Reporting by Vijaykumar Vedala in Bengaluru; Editing by Robin Pomeroy)