Grace Strengthens to Regain Status of Tropical Storm, NHC Says

By Reuters
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August 17, 2021 Updated: August 17, 2021

Tropical depression Grace has strengthened into a storm again, causing floods across portions of the island of Hispaniola, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Tuesday.

Grace, which is expected to gain hurricane strength within a couple of days, is located about 230 miles (370 kilometers) east of Montego Bay, Jamaica, packing maximum sustained winds of 40 mph (65 kph), the Miami-based weather forecaster said.

By Brijesh Patel

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