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NHC says 40% chance of cyclone over western Gulf of Mexico

by Reuters
Friday, 21 May 2021 11:55 GMT

May 21 (Reuters) - A weather system forming over the western Gulf of Mexico has a 40% chance of becoming a cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Friday.

"Regardless of development, the system could produce heavy rainfall over portions of southeastern Texas and southwestern Louisiana during the next few days," it said.

(Reporting by Sumita Layek in Bengaluru; Editing by Himani Sarkar and John Stonestreet)

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