The sixteenth named storm of the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season may form by the end of the week.
Typhoon Haima will make a second landfall in southeastern China on Friday after leaving at least seven dead in the northern Philippines.
Typhoon Haima slammed the Philippines Wednesday night into Thursday following the deadly flooding caused by Typhoon Sarika.
An area of disturbed weather in the western Atlantic may become the next tropical system of the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season late week.
After barreling over the Philippines and across Hainan island, Sarika has its sights set on southern China and northeast Vietnam.
River levels will gradually recede across the flood-ravaged eastern Carolinas as dry weather continues into the middle of the week.
The 2016 hurricane season in the Atlantic Basin is the most active since 2012 and with around six weeks remaining in the season, additional storms may be added to the tally.
Only seven other major hurricanes in recorded history have tracked as close to Bermuda as Major Hurricane Nicole did Thursday, lashing the island nation with destructive winds and flooding rain.