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Tropical storm Franklin weakens over Yucatan peninsula

Staff Writer |
Tropical storm Franklin was weakening on Tuesday over the Yucatan peninsula, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said.

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The storm was located about 135 miles (220 km) east-southeast of Campeche, Mexico and was packing maximum sustained winds of 50 miles per hour (85 km/h), the NHC said.

Franklin is forecast to begin strengthening again on Tuesday night and Wednesday as it moves over the Bay of Campeche, the weather forecaster added.

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