Two tropical storms circulate in the Atlantic and the Caribbean
24 de julio de 2020, 15:42Washington, Jul 24 (Prensa Latina) Tropical storms Gonzalo and Hanna, 7th and 8th of the 2020 cyclonic season in the Atlantic and the Caribbean, are circulating on Friday in this geographic region.
The US National Hurricane Center warned about the progress of these meteorological events, which demonstrate the active nature forecasted by specialists for the period.
Tropical storm Gonzalo is located less than 600 miles east of the Windward Islands, whose group includes Granada, Martinique, Saint Lucia, Barbados, Guadalupe, Dominica, and Trinidad and Tobago.
Its center was reported to be located near latitude 10.0 north, longitude 54.2 west, with maximum sustained winds of 85 kilometers per hour (km/h).
The US center in charge of monitoring and predicting the behavior of tropical depressions, tropical storms and hurricanes added that there is some remarkable uncertainty in the intensity forecast, but some strengthening is still feasible before Gonzalo reaches the south of the Windward Islands.
Then, the aforementioned tropical storm is expected to have a weakening and dissipate in the middle of next week, adds the weather report.
Meanwhile, Tropical Storm Hanna is located over the west-central Gulf of Mexico, less than 300 miles east of Corpus Christi, Texas city, in the US, and its maximum sustained winds are 75 kilometers per hour (km/h).
According to the National Hurricane Center, Hanna has intensified somewhat, so they call for monitoring the progress of this system.
In 2020, experts forecasted 15 tropical cyclones to be formed in the entire North Atlantic basin, of which eight could reach hurricane status.
Specialists referred that of the total of tropical cyclones, 10 will take place in the Atlantic oceanic area, two in the Caribbean and three in the Gulf of Mexico.
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