Tropical Storm "Ophelia", which was the fifteenth in the current hurricane season, gaining strength over the central Atlantic. This was reported by the National Institute of Meteorology forecasting center of Cuba.
Wind speed at the center of the storm is 95 miles per hour. As of 18:00 local time (02:00 MSK) "Ophelia" was in the 1850 km to the east of the Lesser Antilles and was shifted to the west at a speed of 26 km per hour, according to ITAR-TASS.
Cuban meteorologists expect that in the next two days the storm will continue to move in that direction.
Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30.