Hurricane Chris forms in Atlantic Ocean

A blanket of white mist is observed from the vantage point of a hill overlooking a section of Tortola mid-morning today July 9

A blanket of white mist is observed from the vantage point of a hill overlooking a section of Tortola mid-morning today July 9

The National Weather Service issued a flash-flood watch for Puerto Rico, warning of thunderstorms and wind gusts.

There is also the risk of heavy showers on Thursday with Storm Chris - the Tropical storm which has now been upgraded to a hurricane - set to batter the United Kingdom over the weekend and in the early part of next week.

Cove warns that heavy surf and increased risk of rip and lateral currents won't offer good conditions for beginning surfers or swimmers at Lawrencetown Beach on Thursday and Friday morning.

Chris is starting to move northeast around 9 miles per hour.

A hurricane across the Atlantic may "influence" Britain's hot weather possibly bringing wind and rain next week.

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The storm was expected to remain well off the US coast, and latest projections show it is forecast to pass well southeast of the Canadian province of Nova Scotia in a couple of days, then move near or over southeastern Newfoundland by Friday, the hurricane center said.

The swells generated from Hurricane Chris are expected to cause "life-threatening" current conditions, the NHC says, and beachgoers and boaters on the coast of North Carolina and the mid-Atlantic states are advised to avoid the waters if possible.

Little development was expected Tuesday night due to unfavorable upper-level winds.

Chris is forecast to begin weakening Wednesday night, and the system is expected to become a strong post-tropical cyclone by Thursday night, the Florida-based weather forecaster said.

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