Bermuda Braces for Hurricane Leslie

Storm already affecting weather on U.S. East Coast


Officials in Bermuda urged residents to "prepare for the worst " as Hurricane Leslie headed towards the British territory bringing with it powerful winds and heavy rains.

Meanwhile, the storm's effects were already being felt as far away as the U.S. East Coast, where forecasters issued warnings for life-threatening rip currents spawned by the distant storm.

In Bermuda, schools prepared to clse Friday and residents make preparations for the approaching storm.