Hurricane Henreitte forms in the Pacific

MIAMI – has formed in the Pacific far from land. Meanwhile, farther west, Gil has become a tropical storm.

’s are near 75 mph (120 ) with additional strengthening possible during the day.

The hurricane is centred about 1,630 miles (2,625 kilometres) east-southeast of the and is -northwest near 10 mph (17 kph).

Also in the Pacific, ’s maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph (65 kph). The U.S. says gradual strengthening is forecast during the next two days. Gil is centred about 1,245 miles (2,000 kilometres) east-southeast of and is moving west near 9 mph (15 kph).

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