Tropical Storm Iselle weakens on Hawaii approach
08 August 2014, 16:22
Honolulu - Tropical Storm Iselle weakened further early Friday as it clamored toward the Hawaii shore.
The Central Pacific Hurricane Center said the system's maximum sustained winds slowed from 70 mph (113 kph) to 60 mph (97 kph). Iselle is expected to weaken further over the coming two days.
The Big Island remains under a hurricane warning, while a tropical storm warning extended across Hawaii's other islands.
The storm is expected to inundate Hawaii with up to 8 inches (20 centimeters) of rain.
Wind and rain has already knocked down trees, caused power outages and road blocks on the big island. No deaths or major injuries have been reported.
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