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Tropical Storm Ian not a threat

The Bermuda Weather Service is keeping an eye on the recently formed Tropical Storm Ian.

However a report at noon today, said the storm is expected to pass well to the island's east and is not considered a threat.

According to the service's noon update, the system was around 993 nautical miles east-southeast of the island.

Its closest point of approach is expected to be 530 nautical miles east of the island at around 3pm on Wednesday.

According to the United States-based National Hurricane Centre, the storm has maximum sustained winds of 40mph and is moving northwest at 13mph.

Image from the Bermuda Weather Service (www.weather.bm)

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Published September 12, 2016 at 2:56 pm (Updated September 12, 2016 at 2:56 pm)

Tropical Storm Ian not a threat

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