Miami, Sep 20 (EFE News) .- Tropical storms Peter and Rose moved this Monday over the Atlantic without threatening land, although the first will pass this week north of the Leeward Islands, according to the National Hurricane Center ( NHC).
Peter, which has winds of 50 miles per hour (85 km / h), was about 245 miles (390 km) east-northeast of the northern part of the Leeward Islands and was moving west-northwest at 14 miles per hour (22 km / h).
The NHC has not issued notices or warnings, although it has asked to be attentive to the evolution of Peter to interests in the Leeward Islands, Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, which may be affected by the rains and storm surges produced by the storm.
The storm will turn to the northwest and slow down toward Wednesday, as its winds, which extend up to 125 miles (205 km) from its center, will gradually decrease.
As for Rose, the NHC said it continues to move northwest over the Atlantic with no change in intensity.
This Monday it was about 550 miles (885 km) west of the Cape Verde Islands and had maximum sustained winds of 40 miles per hour (65 km / h).
The storm is moving northwest at 15 miles per hour (24 km / h) and its speed will slow down in the next few days.
As of Tuesday, a slow weakening of its winds will begin, extending up to 35 miles (55 km) from the center.
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