Published On: Mon, Aug 17th, 2015

Tropical wave can become a hurricane

newstormpic-pngWILLEMSTAD - There is a Tropical Wave heading towards the Caribbean islands. It could potentially develop into a storm or hurricane. So says the National Hurricane Center in Atlanta.

The wave is now located a few hundred kilometers south of the Cape Verde Islands. What its path will be cannot be said with certainty.

This year there are fewer hurricanes predicted than last year. Meteorologists expect 7 named storms. 4 may grow into hurricanes. 2014 experienced 6 storms, 2 of which were hurricanes.

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