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Cruise Ships Change Itineraries Due to Tropical Storm

By ,   August 26, 2019 ,   Cruise Industry

Many cruise lines changed their itineraries because of fears from advancing tropical storm Dorian to the Eastern Caribbean. Currently, the storm is heading to Barbados. Officials in Saint Lucia and Saint Vincent issued a tropical storm watch.

The first to announce the change in itineraries is Royal Caribbean. It is making sure that passengers covered under various deals aren't inconvenienced by potential bad weather.

Harmony Of The Seas cruise ship

Carnival Cruise Line is monitoring Dorian at Miami's Fleet Operations Center.

The storm features maximum winds of 40 MPH and could transform into category 1 hurricane with winds taking speeds of 75 MPH by Wednesday, August 28 prior to lashing Puerto Rico. Dorian is expected to become a tropical depression by Friday.