Trop­i­cal Storm Sey­mour get­ting stronger in the Pa­cific

Malta Independent - - WORLD -

Trop­i­cal Storm Sey­mour is get­ting stronger in the Pa­cific off Mex­ico’s coast and is ex­pected to be­come a hur­ri­cane.

The storm’s max­i­mum sus­tained winds early Mon­day have in­creased to near 65 mph (105 kph). The U.S. Na­tional Hur­ri­cane Cen­ter says ad­di­tional strength­en­ing is ex­pected and Sey­mour is fore­cast to be­come a hur­ri­cane later in the day and could be­come a ma­jor hur­ri­cane by late Tues­day.

The storm is cen­tered about 395 miles (636 kilo­me­ters) south­west of Man­zanillo, Mex­ico, and is mov­ing west-north­west near 15 mph (24 kph).

The storm is not cur­rently a threat to any land.

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