This is the 12th tropical object of the current hurricane season
Larry’s path cone. (Photo: Insmet)
During the early hours of Wednesday, the tropical depression in the far Atlantic Ocean continued to be regular and intense and became the name of a new tropical storm, the Institute of Meteorology’s (Insmet) Forecast Center reported in its Tropical Cyclone 2 warning. Larry, the 12th tropical object of the current hurricane season.
Larry has maximum winds of 75 kilometers per hour, with higher gusts, a central pressure of 1,003 hectopascals, and is moving closer to the west at a rate of 31 kilometers per hour.
At 5 a.m. Thursday, the central region was located at 12.3 degrees north latitude and 24.8 degrees west longitude, a location that places it about 280 kilometers south-southwest of the Cape Verde islands in the waters of the eastern tropical Atlantic. .
Still far from this geographic area, over the next 12 to 24 hours, Larry will move with a trajectory near west-northwest with little change in its translation speed, gaining more organization and intensity, with the potential to become a hurricane on Friday.
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