Cruise ships start getting out of Chris’ way

Five Miami-based cruise ships have changed their itineraries to avoid Tropical Storm Chris.

(Royal Caribbean’s Navigator of the Seas, Royal Caribbean’s Freedom of the Seas, Carnival Cruise Lines’ Valor, Carnival’s Triumph, Carnival’s Elation.)

Forecasters have issued a hurricane watch for the southeastern Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos islands as Tropical Storm Chris threatens to intensify.