Tropical depression forms in Atlantic

Position of the depression on Thursday afternoon. Graphics by Caribbean 360

The general public is asked to note that the area of low pressure accompanying a tropical wave over the Central Atlantic has developed into Tropical Depression SEVEN.

At 5pm, the center of Tropical Depression SEVEN was located near Latitude 13.7North, Longitude 43.8West or about 1155 miles east of the Windward Islands.

The Tropical Depression is moving towards the west near 20 mph. This general motion is expected to continue for the next 48 hours.

Maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph with higher gusts. Slow strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours and the Depression could become a Tropical Storm on Friday.

Interest in the Windward Islands should monitor the progress of this system.

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  1. loveable
    August 10, 2012

    pray that its stays where it 8-O is da is not a place tooo come

  2. labourite at heart
    August 9, 2012

    way way way papa! where they coming out nor? just stay in the sea eh, right!

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