Hurricane Lorenzo brews in the Atlantic, not a threat to the Caribbean

Computer simulation of Hurricane Lorenzo, as of September 26 (Photo: Twitter @WeatherChannel)


Hurricane Lorenzo is the latest named storm in the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season.

Luckily, the system is yet to pose any direct threat to countries in the Caribbean, according to forecasters.

Lorenzo, a powerful category 4 as of 11 am, Thursday, September 26, is moving west-northwest at 20 kilometres per hour (kph).

Photo: National Hurricane Center

Hurricane Lorenzo boasts maximum sustained winds at 209 kph.

Current projections from the National Hurricane Centre in Florida see the storm continue this track, steering around the north Atlantic Ocean into Tuesday, October 1.

More updates to follow.