First tropical storm of Atlantic season could soak US holiday plans

Computer forecast models showed Arthur was not a threat to key oil and gas producing areas in the Gulf of Mexico.

US state gears up for Atlantic hurricane season

New York state Governor Andrew Cuomo Tuesday urged residents of the US east coast state to get fully prepared as the Atlantic hurricane season approaches.

Tropical storms Gabrielle, Humberto swirl in Atlantic

Tropical Storm Gabrielle regenerated and bore down on Bermuda on Tuesday while Tropical Storm Humberto strengthened to the verge of becoming the season`s first Atlantic hurricane, forecasters said.

Tropical storm Andrea bearing down on Florida

The first tropical storm of the Atlantic hurricane season got a little stronger as it headed toward Florida`s western coast and new tropical storm warning was issued for a swath of the US East Coast.

Pacific El Nino equals Atlantic hurricane calm: Experts

The Pacific`s El Nino ocean-warming phenomenon has resulted in an especially calm Atlantic hurricane season - a welcome respite for Caribbean and southeastern US residents still smarting from a 2008 pounding.

Experts predict quieter Atlantic hurricane season

Weather experts on Wednesday reduced the number of projected hurricanes in the north Atlantic this season to four, two of them major hurricanes with winds above 178 kilometers (111 miles) per hour.