Tropical Storm Michael strengthened in the eastern Atlantic Ocean on Tuesday morning, but the National Hurricane Center said the system poses no threat to land.
In the NHC's 5 p.m. advisory, Michael was about 1,210 miles west-southwest of the Azores with winds of 50 mph. Michael was moving north-northwest at 7 mph.
Michael was expected to move north during the next two days, keeping the system over eastern Atlantic waters.
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Tropical Storm Leslie drifts north
Meantime, Tropical Storm Leslie became better organized as it drifted northward on Tuesday, said the National Hurricane Center.
In the NHC's 5 p.m. advisory, Leslie was about 500 miles south-southeast of Bermuda with winds reaching 65 mph. Leslie was moving north at 3 mph.
Leslie was expected to continue moving north, at times erratically, over the next couple of days. Some strengthening is forecast, and Leslie could become a hurricane in a couple of days.