As it moves over the North-eastern Caribbean and gets closer to the Bahamas, Tropical Storm Fiona is expected to strengthen to nearly hurricane status with maximum winds of 70 mph. Experts also monitor a fresh storm that appeared Thursday night off the African coast. The National Weather Service stated that Fiona does not look like a risk to Florida. The forecasting agency stated that a shift to the north earlier next week. Far from Florida is the route that is highly probable at this moment. National Hurricane Centre Updates National Hurricane Centre updated that according to an 8 p.m. report, the storm's core was about 385 miles East of the Caribbean. It was heading west at 14 mph while big winds of 60 mph on Thursday. Fiona's tropical storm force gusts can be felt up to 140 miles from its centre. According to the cyclone centre, an airplane used to study hurricanes reportedly hovered over Fiona on Thursday afternoon. Late on Wednesday, Fiona developed into the sixth storm of the 2022 storm season. Tropical Depression Seven, which originated in the Atlantic on Wednesday morning, gave rise to Fiona. During the next five days, Fiona can proceed from eastern Cuba to the northeast of the Bahamas, according to forecasters. Friday night, Fiona may arrive in the Caribbean and turn close to Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands this weekend. The British Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands were all under tropical storm watches as of 5 p.m. on Thursday. It means tropical storm characteristics might develop within the next two days. Caribbean islands with tropical Storm advisors St. Maarten, Antigua, St. Kitts, Barbuda, Nevis, Montserrat, and Anguilla were among the Caribbean islands with tropical storm advisories. Forecasters predicted that Fiona would reach close to Haiti and the Dominican Republic early the following week. The tropical storm warnings would be issued for sections of Hispaniola Friday. With isolated, more significant amounts, sea surges and 4 to 8 inches of rain are anticipated from Fiona. Further Reading \t Water Scarcity - The Biggest Problem but a Vital Resource in Global Energy Sector \t Hedge Funds Bets on Musk Forced to Complete the Twitter Merger Deal by Trial or Settlement \t What made GMO LLC ‘S Grantham Warn about Explosion of ‘Super Bubble’?