Update- Danny intensifies into first hurricane of the season
Tropical storm Danny has strengthened into the first hurricane of the season.
The National Hurricane Center said in its 11:00am bulletin, that Hurricane Danny was located about 1755 km east of the Windward Islands.
Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 75 mph. Some additional strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours.
Danny is moving toward the west-northwest near 12 mph and this general motion is expected to continue for the next couple of days.
Local meteorological officials say Danny is not likely to have any serious impact on Barbados but they have advised residents to keep monitoring the progress of the system.