The new storm Melissa formed in the far eastern Atlantic early Saturday, becoming the 13th named storm of the hurricane season.
Melissa has maximum sustained winds near 40 mph (64 kph) and slight strengthening is forecast during the next 24 hours, according to the U.S. National Hurricane Center.
At 0900 GMT, the storm's center was located about 260 miles (420 kilometers) west-southwest of the Cape Verde islands. It was moving west at about 3 mph (5 kph), but was expected to make a gradual turn toward the west-northwest and pick up speed.
Tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 70 miles (112 kilometers) from the center.
In June, the Baltic States will hold BALTOPS and Saber Strike 2018 drills. A US Armored Brigade will be deployed in Europe for the purpose - no less than 4,000 soldiers
The import of liquefied natural gas from the United States will not grow, even if Germany exits the Nord Stream-2 project, German Minister of Economy and Energy Peter Altmeier said