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National Hurricane Center warns of tropical storm Kappa formation

Published in 18 November, 2020

The National Hurricane Center has warned that a new low pressure area will form in the coming days in the center or southeast of the Caribbean Sea.

According to NOAA, environmental conditions favor the development of a tropical depression “it could form until the weekend as the system moves slowly westward through the southwestern Caribbean Sea ,  the advisory states.

If Kappa forms, it would be the 31st tropical storm, surpassing the previous 2005 record by three (28). The name Kappa had not been used, logically, before.

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The waters of the Caribbean Sea continue to show high temperature anomalies, despite the passage of Eta, at the beginning of this month of November, and now Iota, due to the fact that the shallow depths are still warm generating optimal conditions for Kappa, a new tropical wave Caribbean, comes into view as a possible hurricane.

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