U.S. NHC says 80% chance of cyclone; expected along the coast of northeastern Mexico on Saturday

U.S. NHC says 80% chance of cyclone; expected along the coast of northeastern Mexico on Saturday

Aug 19 (Reuters) - A tropical storm warning is in effect for Gulf coast of Mexico from Boca de Catan northward to the mouth of Rio Grande river as a system over it has an 80% chance of developing into a cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Friday. The disturbance is forecast to become a tropical storm on Friday night or on Saturday, the NHC added.
Reporting by Rahul Paswan in Bengaluru; Editing by Sandra Maler