Tropical Storms

Tropical Cyclone "Victor" developed in the South Pacific Ocean

A new tropical cyclone has formed in the South Pacific Ocean at 21:00 UTC on January 14, 2016. By 09:00 UTC on January 15, the tropical depression (7P) strengthened into a tropical storm and was named Victor. The system is expected to keep intensifying over the next...

January 15, 2016

Tropical Storm "Pali" - the 2016 hurricane season arrives 5 months ahead of usual

The 2016 hurricane season seems to have arrived five months ahead of usual. The first Tropical Depression "1C" developed in the central Pacific southwest of Hawaii on January 7, 2016 (UTC) and strengthened into a tropical storm by the next day. Tropical...

January 09, 2016

Tropical Cyclone "Ula" intensifying east of Noumea, New Caledonia

Tropical Cyclone "Ula", formed on December 30, 2015, intensified on January 7 after moving away from Fiji in the Southern Pacific Ocean. The system is expected to reach its second peak by January 10 while staying east of Noumea, New Caledonia and then turn...

January 09, 2016

Tropical Cyclone "Ula" forms near American Samoa, to reach hurricane-force on December 31

Tropical low pressure area located east of American Samoa, South Pacific Ocean and designated as System 92P consolidated overnight and was named Tropical Cyclone "Ula" at 09:00 UTC on December 30, 2015. According to the JTWC, Ula's maximum sustained...

December 30, 2015

Tropical Storm "Sandra" develops southwest of Mexico

Tropical Storm "Sandra" formed over the warm waters of eastern Pacific, southwest of Mexico, on November 24, 2015, National Hurricane Center (NHC) reported. The system is currently located in an environment of high water temperature and low vertical wind...

November 24, 2015

Tropical Storm "Rick" develops off the Mexican shore

A new tropical storm, named Rick, formed off the coast of Mexico, in the eastern Pacific ocean, on November 19, 2015. The storm poses no threat to Mexico residents, according to current advisories, and will most likely diminish into a remnant low over the next three...

November 20, 2015

Tropical Storm "In-Fa" forms near Pohnpei Island, Micronesia

Tropical Storm "In-Fa" formed over the waters of northwest Pacific, near Pohnpei Island, on November 17, 2015, according to the Join Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC). The storm is currently located in a very favorable environment supporting its...

November 18, 2015

Tropical Storm "Kate" develops near the Bahamas

One more system of tropical strength has developed in the Atlantic, as the 2015 Atlantic hurricane season nears toward the end. Tropical Storm "Kate" developed in the basin on November 9, 2015, only about 60 km (40 miles) from the Bahamas, the National...

November 09, 2015

Mexico braces for dangerous weather as Tropical Storm "Patricia" approaches

A new tropical storm has evolved in the warm ocean waters of eastern Pacific. Tropical Storm "Patricia" developed on October 21, 2015, off the coast of Mexico, National Hurricane Center (NHC) reports. The storm is currently intensifying and is expected to...

October 21, 2015

Tropical Storm "Champi" forms near Guam

Western Pacific basin is currently hosting two tropical storms; Koppu and Champi. Champi formed into a tropical storm on October 14, 2015, according to the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) and is currently nearing the Mariana Islands. It is expected to intensify...

October 14, 2015

Tropical Storm "Koppu" (Lando) rapidly intensifying as it approaches Luzon, Philippines

No break seems to be in sight for the Philippines, as the new tropical storm races toward Luzon. Tropical Storm "Koppu" developed over the warm waters of western Pacific on October 14, 2015 and was named "Lando" by Philippine Atmospheric,...

October 14, 2015

Tropical Storm "Oho" forms near the Hawai'i

No rest for the Hawaiian residents is in sight, as a new tropical storm formed in the central Pacific region on October 3, 2015. Tropical Storm "Oho" is currently over 500 km (310 miles) away from the Hawai'ian Islands, Central Pacific Hurricane Center...

October 03, 2015

Tropical Storm "Kabayan" hits Luzon, Philippines

Tropical Storm "Kabayan" has made landfall over Baler-San Luis, Aurora and is now crossing over central Luzon, Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) reported on October 1, 21:00 UTC. Kabayan developed as a...

October 01, 2015

Tropical Storm "Joaquin" formed off the coast of northwestern Bahamas

Another tropical storm formed in the Atlantic basin, on September 29, 2015, National Hurricane Center (NHC) reports. Tropical Storm "Joaquin" is currently located more than 600 km (373 miles) from the northwestern Bahamas, and is not expected to make...

September 29, 2015

Tropical Storm "Marty" threatens the west coast of Mexico

Tropical Storm "Marty" has been lurking off the coast of Mexico since September 27, 2015 and its track still carries an air of uncertainty. According to current forecasts it's not expected to make a landfall, prior to weakening to a remnant low,...

September 29, 2015

Strong flash floods and landslides expected as Tropical Storm "Niala" approaches Hawai'i

Another named tropical storm has sailed the waters of central Pacific in 2015 hurricane season. Tropical Storm "Niala" formed on September 25, 2015 southeast of Hilo, Hawai'i and is now on the course toward the Big Island. Although the system is expected t

September 26, 2015

Tropical Storm "Dujuan" (Jenny) to become a typhoon as it approaches Philippines and Japan

A new tropical storm named "Dujuan" (known as Jenny in the Philippines) formed in the western Pacific on September 22, 2015. The Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) expects the storm to intensify to a typhoon category over the next 48 hours, and although no

September 23, 2015