Sunday, June 27, 2010

Tropical storm Alex forms in Caribbean

Terra Daily via Agence France-Presse: Tropical Storm Alex was speeding toward Belize and Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula Saturday as it caused concern for efforts to clean up the massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill, US forecasters said.

A US Air Force plane was inbound to evaluate the storm, which is likely to miss the spill area if it stays on its current track but could generate waves that would impact cleanup efforts, the US National Hurricane Center said.

At 1800 GMT, the eye of the season's first tropical storm was located about 75 miles (120 kilometers) east of Belize City as it packed maximum sustained winds of 45 miles (75 km) per hour....

Alex, two days ago...

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