Latest Cape Verde Islands Stories
Tropical Depression Nine formed yesterday, Sept. 8 in the far eastern Atlantic, and NASA's Aqua satellite saw it strengthen into Tropical Storm Humberto today, Sept. 9 at 5 a.m. EDT.
Infrared data from NASA's Aqua satellite showed strong thunderstorms had developed in the eastern Atlantic low pressure system that grew into Tropical Storm Erin.
While parts of the East Coast and New England are still recovering from Hurricane Irene, a new storm is brewing in the Atlantic, Tropical Storm Katia.
Tropical Depression Lisa has had a struggle, and it appears that she's in for more of the same.
Tropical Depression 12 was born in the far eastern Atlantic Ocean yesterday, Sept. 12 and two NASA satellites saw factors that indicated she would later strengthen into Tropical Storm Julia. Infrared imagery from NASA's Aqua satellite revealed strong convection in its center that powered the storm into tropical storm status by 11 p.m. EDT. NASA's TRMM satellite indicated very heavy rainfall from that strong area of convection.
By Jim Loney MIAMI (Reuters) - The fourth tropical depression of the Atlantic hurricane season brushed the Cape Verde Islands on Tuesday and forecasters said it would intensify slowly as it moved over open water in the coming days and could eventually threaten Bermuda.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Tropical Depression Four spread its outer rain bands over the southernmost Cape Verde Islands Tuesday as it moved northwest across the Atlantic Ocean, the National Hurricane Center said.
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