News Americas, MIAMI, Fl, Mon. Aug. 4, 11 a.m.: Tropical Storm Bertha has now become Hurricane Bertha – the second hurricane of the 2014 Atlantic season.
According to the National Hurricane Center in Miami, at 11 a.m., the center of Hurricane Bertha was set to increase in forward speed over the next 48 hours. It will continue to move away from The Bahamas today and pass about midway between the U.S. east coast and Bermuda on Tuesday.
However, the good news is that a weakening trend is expected to begin by late Tuesday.