NHC says 40% chance of cyclone near eastern Cuba

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NHC says 40% chance of cyclone near eastern Cuba

(Reuters) – A large area of showers and thunderstorms located near eastern Cuba has a 40% chance of developing into a tropical cyclone over the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Wednesday.

“A tropical depression could form near the northwestern Bahamas or South Florida as early as Friday,” the NHC added.

Reporting by Asha Sistla in Bengaluru; Editing by Chris Reese