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Sunday, August 22, 2010

Tropical Storms forming near Mexico and China

Tropical Depression 8-E formed last week near the southern tip of Baja California. The storm remained a tropical depression and is moving away from land. It is weakening and is expected to be completely dissipated within a day or two.

Tropical Storm Frank has developed along the southeastern coast of Mexico. The storm is moving parallel to the Mexican coast and will affect the coastline with rain and high surf. A tropical storm watch has been issued by the Mexican government. The storm is forecast to continue to strengthen and should become a hurricane by Monday evening local time.



In the western Pacific, Tropical Depression #6 formed in the South China Sea. Located to the southeast of Hainan Island, this system is also expected to strengthen to a tropical storm and is moving towards the northeast. It is expected to skirt alond the southern tip of the island and then head towards northern Vietnam making landfall by mid-week.


Graphics courtesy of Weather Underground

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