RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Tropical Storm Elsa became a hurricane as it was located about 30 kilometers west-southwest of Barbados with maximum sustained winds of 120 kilometers per hour, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (CNH) reported Friday.
Heavy rains and winds lashed Barbados as the Category 1 storm headed for islands including St. Vincent and the Grenadines, which are struggling to recover from recent massive volcanic eruptions.
Elsa was located about 120 kilometers east of St. Vincent and was moving west-northwest at 44 kph.
According to the projected trajectory of this weather phenomenon, its path will lead . . .