Storm Fay: Record-breaking storm thrashes US east coast with heavy rain and high winds

Tropical Storm Cristina is beginning to weaken and was located at latitude 20.6 north, longitude 119.7 west as of 5am HST (10am BST).

Cristina was approximately 650 miles west southwest of the southern tip of Baja, California and was packing winds of 65mph.

The latest advisory reads: “The centre of Tropical Storm Cristina was located near latitude 20.6 North, longitude 119.7 West.

“Cristina is moving toward the west near 14mph (22kmh), and this general motion is expected to continue into early next week.

“Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 65mph (100kmh) with higher gusts.

“Cristina is forecast to gradually weaken over the next few days and become a remnant low early next week.

“Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 90 miles (150km)from the centre.”

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