Bermuda prepares for Tropical Storm Shary

October 30, 2010 06:36

HAMILTON, Bermuda — Bermuda  canceled ferry services and urged islanders to secure their boats as Tropical Storm Shary swirled toward the tiny British Atlantic territory Friday.

The storm had sustained winds of 70 mph (110 kph) and could gain strength before passing near or just east of the island by early Saturday morning, according to the US National Hurricane Center in Miami.Also Friday, Tropical Storm Tomas formed in the Atlantic, and forecasters said it could become a hurricane after passing over the Windward Islands on Saturday.

Hurricane warnings were issued for Barbados, Martinique, St. Lucia, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines, while tropical storm warning were in effect for Dominica, Grenada, and Trinidad and Tobago.

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