In the Atlantic ocean was formed tropical storm Ophelia, the fifteenth this season, informs on Monday TV channel CNN.
“According to the forecasts of meteorologists, the storm has not yet poses no danger to any of the territories,” – said the TV channel. The storm formed over the ocean in 1384 km South-West of the Azores.
This year the Caribbean island and the U.S. East coast has suffered several major hurricanes. At the end of August in the southern United States was hit by hurricane “Harvey”, caused considerable damage to the state of Texas. In early September, according to the American coast hit by hurricane “Irma”. Later in September, hurricane “Maria” hit Puerto Rico, leaving behind significant destruction. On October 9 it was noted that under the South-East coast of the U.S. hurricane “Nate” brought heavy rains and powerful gusts that cause power outages.
The us media noted that 2017 may be a record number of hurricanes in the Atlantic.