Hurricane activity around the globe is continuing to intensify, and now eight storms are being monitored – some causing warnings for land close to the Leeward Islands is beginning to weaken, however, close to Mexico is maintaining its wind speeds Here are the latest satellite images, warnings and advisories for storms currently swirling around the world Northwest Pacific / North Indian Ocean  Tropical storm Tapah is located approximately 169 miles south of Kadena Airbase and has been travelling north-northeastward at a rate of 12 6mph. The storm has maximum sustained wind speeds of 57.5mph, and is causing significant waves of 23 feet  Tapah is forecast to strengthen further, but there are currently no warnings in place  Read More: WATCH: Hurricane Humberto wrecking havoc on Bermuda townCentral/ Eastern Pacific   has maximum sustained winds of 75mph and is a category one hurricane on the Saffir Simpson Wind Scale  Lorena is located around 35 miles east of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico and is moving westward at a rate of 6mph  The hurricane is forecast to pass over the southern tip of Baja California, Mexico later on Friday A Hurricane Warning is in effect for Baja California peninsula from La Paz to Puerto CortesA Hurricane Watch is in effect for East coast of the Baja California peninsula north of La Paz to San EvaristoA Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Puerto Cortes to Cabo San LazaroA Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for East coast of the Baja California peninsula north of San Evaristo to Loreto, West coast of the Baja California peninsula north of Cabo San Lazaro to Puerto San Andresito   is on the upswing warns the NHC, as maximum sustained winds have increased to near 60 mph  As of the latest advisory, Kiko was located 1360 miles west-southwest of the southern tip of Baja California, Mexico  There are currently no warnings or watches in effect.   is moving eastward at a rate of 5mph according to the NHC, and is approximately 345 miles south of the southern tip of Baja California, Mexico  Mario’s wind speeds have reached 65mph, and further strengthening is possible for the rest of Friday  Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 90 miles (150 km) from the centre of the weather system  Read More: UK weather forecast MAP: Hurricane Humberto set for DIRECT UK HITAtlantic Ocean   is beginning to impact the northern Leeward Islands with rain, and is located around 110 miles north-northeast of Barbuda and around 130 miles east northeast of Anguilla  Winds are currently reaching 80mph, and Jerry is moving west-northwestward at a speed of 17mph  A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for. St. Maarten St. Martin St. Barthelemy Saba and St Eustatius Further weakening of Jerry is forecast over the next few days as it moves north of the northern Leeward Islands later on Friday, passing well north of Puerto Rico on Saturday  It will also be well east-northeast of the southeastern Bahamas on Sunday before turning northward on Monday   Tropical disturbance one is a band of shower and thunderstorm activity associated with a tropical wave and is located several hundred miles east of the Windward Island  The activity of disturbance one has increased during the past 24 hours. The wave is expected to head quickly westward at about 20 mph during the next few days and will move across the Windward Islands this weekend  Some development is possible during that time and a tropical depression could form by early next week  Upper-level winds are forecast to become less conducive for development next week once the wave moves over the eastern Caribbean Sea Formation chance through 48 hours is low at 30 percentFormation chance through 5 day is medium at 40 percent   Tropical disturbance two is a broad area of low pressure located just south of Haiti and has become a little better defined on Friday  However, the associated shower and thunderstorm activity is still disorganised, and pressures in the region are rising  Regardless of development, locally heavy rainfall is likely over portions of Hispaniola, Jamaica, and Cuba through the weekend  These heavy rains could cause flash flooding and mudslides in areas of high terrain Formation chance through 48 hours is low at 10 percentFormation chance through 5 days is low at 10 percent  Tropical disturbance three is a tropical wave forecast to move off the west coast of Africa this weekend  Environmental conditions are expected to be conducive for development, and a tropical depression or tropical storm is likely to form early next week while the wave moves westward across the eastern tropical Atlantic Formation chance through 48 hours is low at 20 percent.Formation chance through 5 days is high at 70 percent