Hurricane Larry moves toward Newfoundland


Sept. 8 (UPI) — Hurricane Larry was heading toward Newfoundland where it may make landfall later this week, forecasters said early Friday.

In its 2 a.m. EDT update, the National Hurricane Center said the eye of Hurricane Larry was located about 325 miles north-northeast of Bermuda and 845 miles southwest of Cape Race, Newfoundland. It had maximum sustained winds of 90 mph.


It was moving toward the north at 25 mph.

A hurricane warning was in effect for southeastern Newfoundland, Canada, from Arnold’s Cove to Jones Harbour.

A tropical storm warning was issued for Newfoundland from Lamaline to west of Arnold’s Cove and from north of Jones Harbor to Bonavista.

“On the forecast track, the center of Larry will continue to move away from Bermuda this morning, and move near or over southeastern Newfoundland tonight or early Saturday morning,” the NHC said.