Fourth tropical depression forms over Atlantic

first_img Share Tweet Share LocalNews Fourth tropical depression forms over Atlantic by: – July 24, 2013 Photo courtesy: National Hurricane CenterTropical depression number four has formed over the Eastern Atlantic, the Dominica Meteorological Service has advised.At 5am, on Wednesday 24th July, the tropical depression was about 2200 miles east of the Lesser Antilles.The depression is moving west north west near 20 mph and this general motion is expected to continue during the next 48 hours.On the forecast track, this system is expected to approach the northern portion of the island chain late Saturday into Sunday.Meanwhile, a ridge of high pressure is the dominant feature producing a relatively dry and stable atmosphere across the area. However, low level clouds moving westward could result in an increase in cloudiness with some occasional passing showers from time to time.Moderate sea conditions are expected during the next 12 to 24 hours with swells peaking near 7.0 feet.Dominica Vibes Newscenter_img 5 Views   no discussions Share Sharing is caring!last_img

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