Tropical Storm Barry Forms in Gulf of Mexico

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

July 11, 2019

Photo: NOAA

Photo: NOAA

Tropical Storm Barry formed on Thursday with heavy rains expected across the north-central U.S. Gulf Coast, the National Hurricane Center said.

Barry, the second named storm of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season, was located about 95 miles (150 kilometers) south-southeast of the mouth of the Mississippi River at about 11 a.m. EDT with maximum sustained winds of 40 miles (65 km) per hour, the Miami-based weather forecaster said. 

(Reuters, Reporting by Swati Verma in Bengaluru Editing by Bill Trott)

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