Tropical Storms Georgette, Lisa form

Tropical Storm Georgette has formed in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Baja California in Mexico, as Lisa gathers strength in the Atlantic.

Tropical Storm Georgette has formed in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Baja California in Mexico, as Lisa gathers strength in the Atlantic.

A tropical storm warning was issued Tuesday for southern Baja California and Mexico.

The storm has maximum sustained winds near 65 km/h, but weakening is expected once Georgette moves inland over the peninsula later in the day.

The storm is located about 100 kilometres south-southeast of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico and is moving north-northwest near 15 km/h.

Meanwhile far out in the Atlantic, Tropical Storm Lisa formed early Tuesday with winds near 65 km/h. The storm is located about 850 kilometers west-northwest of the Cape Verde Islands off the coast of Africa.