A pair of storms are bringing heavy rainfall to the southeastern US and Bermuda — marking a new round of trouble during the busy Atlantic hurricane season.
Tropical Depression Mindy made landfall as a tropical storm in St. Vincent Island, Florida, on Wednesday night, the National Hurricane Center said.
The storm, which has winds as high as 35 miles per hour, was expected to cause as much as 6 inches of rainfall across the Florida Panhandle and parts of southern Georgia and South Carolina.
“This rainfall may produce isolated to scattered flash, urban, and small stream flooding,” forecasters said.
Brian McNoldy, a tropical weather researcher at the University of Miami, noted that Mindy had become the 13th named storm of the season.
“The average formation date of the 13th storm is *October* 25th!” he wrote on Twitter.
Meanwhile, Hurricane Larry was