The state of Florida, Panhendle, is reported to be severely damaged by the newly created tropical storm Isaiah, which now has the state’s east coast.
The storm officially formed in the Atlantic Ocean near Puerto Rico around 23:00 on Wednesday, according to FOX 35 from Orlando.
As of 2:00 a.m. EDT on Thursday, Isaiah was concentrated about 100 miles southwest of Ponce, Puerto Rico, and about 215 miles southeast of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. It had a maximum steady wind of 50 mph and was moving northwest at 18 mph, according to the US National Hurricane Center.
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The formation of the storm prompted forecasters to issue a tropical storm warning for several islands in the Caribbean.
Forecasters on Wednesday morning believed the storm would hit the West Coast of Florida, including Panhandle, but now, they said, the trail of the storm has moved to the east of the state ̵1; but warned that it is too early to say for sure which way the storm will go. said Orlando Sentinel.
The center of the storm is expected to reach Hispaniola (Haiti and the Dominican Republic) on Thursday and south-eastern Bahamas by Friday morning, FOX 35 reports.
The government of the Bahamas has redesigned the watch storm in central Bahamas to warn of a tropical storm and issued a watch storm for northwestern Bahamas, according to the Associated Press.
As it progresses, “Interests in Cuba and the Florida peninsula should monitor the progress of this system,” the hurricane center advises, according to Sentinel.
Isaiah is expected to bring 3 to 6 inches of rain through the British and US Virgin Islands, the Turks and Caicos Islands, as well as through Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, northern Haiti and eastern Cuba with an isolated maximum of 8 inches, according to the AP.
4 to 8 inches of rain could be seen in the southeastern Bahamas.
Heavy rains can lead to life-threatening outbreaks and downpours, as well as potential river flows that begin on Wednesday night. The storm could also cause swelling, which is likely to threaten the life of the surf and disrupt current conditions affecting parts of the Leverkusen, the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico by Thursday.
These swellings are projected to reach the northern coast of the Dominican Republic, the Turks and Caicos Islands and the southeastern Bahamas on Thursday.
Tropical storm warnings have been issued for Puerto Rico, Vieca, Culebra, US Virgin Islands, British Virgin Islands, St. Martin, St. Bartholomew, Saba, St. Eustatius, St. Martin, and the entire southern and northern coasts of the Republic. , the northern coast of Haiti from St. Nicholas on the sea east to the northern border with the Dominican Republic, the Turks and Caicos Islands, the southeastern Bahamas, including Aklini, Crooked Island, Long Cay, Inagua, Mayaguana, and the rugged islands including central and central Cat Island, Ecumas, Long Island, Room Cay and San Salvador.
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According to University of Colorado hurricane researcher Phil Klotzbach, Isaiah broke the record as the earliest ninth Atlantic storm. Irina’s previous post was tweeted on August 7, 2005.
So far this year, Cristobal, Daniel, Edward, Faye, Gert and Hannah have also set records for being named the Atlantic Storm in alphabetical order.
The associate press contributed to this story.