(Bloomberg) -- A collection of thunderstorms and showershas a 60% chance of developing into a tropical depression in thenext 24 hours and will likely will bring heavy rain to theCayman Islands, Jamaica and parts of Cuba throughSaturday, the National HurricaneCenter said. South Florida and the Bahamas may get drenchedlater in the weekend.

Computer models show the system moving over Cuba grazing southFlorida before heading into the Atlantic. It could be namedPhilippe if it gains strength, or fade away if it merges with acold front Sunday. All forecasts have the storm veering away fromthe energy producing areas off the coasts of Texas andLouisiana.

Selma forecast to strike El Salavador


Meanwhile in the eastern Pacific, Tropical Storm Selma has formedand is forecast to strike El Salvador’s coast Saturday.

Tropical depressions don’t get named and are the weakest in theclass of storms that includes hurricanes.

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