Tropical Storms

Tropical Storm "Polo" on the track to become next hurricane in Eastern Pacific

Newborn depression in Eastern Pacific developed into Tropical Storm "Polo" off Mexico's southwestern coast on September 16, 2014.Tropical Storm Watch was issued for the southwestern coast of Mexico for areas from Zihuatanejo to Cabo Corrientes, Mexico. A

September 17, 2014

Typhoon "Kalmaegi" weakens after its second landfall

After hitting northeast of the main Philippine island of Luzon on Sunday, September 14, Typhoon "Kalmaegi" strengthened over the South China Sea and hit southern China and Vietnam on September 16, 2014. As it was making its second landfall (China) it was still

September 16, 2014

Tropical Storm "Odile" aims U.S. Southwest, heavy rain expected

At 09:00 UTC today the center of Tropical Storm "Odile" was located about 40 km WNW of Santa Rosalia, Mexico, bringing strong winds and heavy rains to the central portions of the Baja California peninsula. Its heavy rains are likely to result in life-threateni

September 16, 2014

Tropical Storm "Odile" strengthening off the Pacific coast of Mexico

The fifteenth tropical disturbance developed on September 10, 2014 in Eastern Pacific Ocean and shortly afterward, it strengthened into a tropical storm and was renamed Odile. Satellite imagery show that Odile has a large area of heavy thunderstorms that are slowly

September 11, 2014

Tropical Storm "Dolly" makes landfall in Veracruz, Mexico

Tropical Storm "Dolly" developed from low pressure area on September 2, 2014, near Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. At 12:00 UTC on September 2 the center was located about 145 miles (230 km) east-southeast of La Pesca, Mexico, moving west-northwest n

September 03, 2014

Tropical Storm "Cristobal" to become hurricane by Wednesday

Tropical Storm "Cristobal", the third tropical storm of the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season, formed from System 96L near southeastern Bahamas during Sunday morning, August 24, 2014. This system is expected to become a hurricane on

August 25, 2014

A triple tropical tempest train: Tropical Storm/Hurricane "Karina", tropical storms "Lowell" and "Marie"

There are currently three tropical storms in the Eastern Pacific Ocean - Tropical Storm/Hurricane "Karina", Tropical Storm "Lowell" and newly formed Tropical Storm "Marie". Both Karina and Lowell will gradually weaken over the nex

August 22, 2014

Ex-hurricane "Bertha" arrives to Europe

After the second named storm of the 2014 Atlantic Hurricane Season, Tropical Storm "Bertha", lashed the Caribbean it drifted away, quickly intensified and became hurricane on August 4, 2014. Bertha has significantly weakened since then but soon

August 09, 2014

Tropical Storm "Genevieve" forms, dies, resurrects and intensifies to Super-Typhoon

Tropical Storm "Genevieve" was born on Friday, July 25 at 09:00 UTC in Eastern Pacific Ocean. At the time it had maximum sustained winds near 40 mph (65 km/h) and was located about 1 490 miles (2 400 km) east-southeast of South Point,

August 09, 2014

Tropical Storm "Iselle" hits Hawaii, brings heavy rain and strong winds

Hurricane "Iselle" weakened to a tropical storm while approaching the island of Hawaii on Thursday August 7, 2014. As a tropical storm Iselle still contained some heavy rain showers and strong winds when it hit the big island early Friday, August 8. It downed

August 08, 2014

Tropical Storm "Bertha" lashes Caribbean islands, strengthens as it moves away

The second named storm of the 2014 Atlantic Hurricane Season, Tropical Storm "Bertha", is now drifting away from the Turks & Caicos Islands, the southern Bahamas and the Dominican Republic.Bertha first crossed over the Dominican Republic on Sunda

August 04, 2014

Alerts issued as Tropical Storm "Nakri" heads for landfall in South Korea

Tropical Storm "Nakri" formed on Tuesday, July 29, near Okinawa and moved into the Yellow Sea early Saturday morning, August 2, at a speed of 15 km/h. Waves as high as 4 to 6 meters are expected in the north of the East China Sea and south of the Yellow Sea. Y

August 02, 2014

Tropical Storm "Halong" rapidly intesified to Category 4 typhoon, Northwestern Pacific

Tropical Storm "Halong" rapidly intensified over the last 24 hours and became Category 4 typhoon. The storm formed late July 2014 in the open waters of the Northwestern Pacific, strengthened and continued on its track through the Marianas Islands. The

August 02, 2014

Five tropical systems developing in the Central and Eastern Pacific

A train of developing tropical low pressure areas currently stretches from the Eastern Pacific Ocean into the Central Pacific. Five tropical lows include the remnants of "zombie" Tropical Storm "Genevieve" and newly developed Tropical Storm "Ise

August 01, 2014

Tropical Storm Matmo on the track to become new typhoon

The tenth tropical depression of the Northwestern Pacific Ocean has become better organized and is now named Tropical Storm Matmo (Henry for Philippines). Favorable sea surface temperatures and improved upper-level conditions will allow the system to further

July 19, 2014

Tropical Storm Rammasun threatens the Philippines

Tropical depression near Guam developed into the ninth named storm of West Pacific season this year. Tropical Depression 09W became a Tropical Storm Rammasun on July 11, 2014 but shortly after passing near Guam, it was downgraded to a tropical depression

July 12, 2014

New tropical depression formed southeast of Guam

Ninth tropical depression is formed southeast of Guam. The Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) expects TD 09W to move past the southern islands of the Marianas and gradually strengthen into a typhoon as it tracks to the west or northwest through the

July 11, 2014

As weakened Neoguri leaves Japan, new typhoon threat on horizon

Tropical Storm Neoguri underwent extra-tropical transition early on July 11, 2014 as it tracked toward the Pacific waters east of Japan. According to JMA, the system is currently moving westward at speed of 15 km/h (9 mph). Maximum sustained winds are 65 km/h

July 11, 2014

Neoguri weakens into tropical storm, brings heavy rainfall across Japan

Neoguri has quickly weakened as it made landfall over Japan, but it will still bring heavy rain and possible mudslides. Land interaction and cooler waters weakened Neoguri in to tropical storm system. Neoguri is predicted to become extra-tropical low system during

July 10, 2014

Arthur becomes post-tropical system

Arthur made landfall in Nova Scotia as tropical storm early on July 5, 2014, reaching wind speed of 105 km/h (65 mph). Tropical storm force winds with heavy rainfall were reported across Nantucket and portions of Massachusetts and eastern

July 05, 2014

Tropical Storm Neoguri formed south of Guam

The eight tropical depression (TD 08W) in the Northwestern Pacific ocean formed early on July 3, 2014 just south of Guam and strengthened into a Tropical Storm Neoguri during the afternoon hours. This tropical storm will bring rain and gusty winds to Guam as

July 04, 2014

Hurricane "Arthur" opens 2014 Atlantic hurricane season

Tropical Storm Arthur formed on July 2 and strengthened into a hurricane today, the first of the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season. Heavy rains are expected to affect the southern U.S. coastline over the next several days.Arthur could reach a Category 2

July 03, 2014

Tropical Storm "Arthur" could become first hurricane of 2014 Atlantic hurricane season

The first tropical depression of the Atlantic hurricane season strengthened into Tropical Storm "Arthur" today. This tropical storm formed east of Florida early on July 2, 2014, with further strengthening likely as the system is forecasted

July 02, 2014

Douglas and Elida - Two tropical storms developed in the Eastern Pacific

Two tropical low pressure areas chasing each other in the Eastern Pacific over the last several days have now developed into tropical storms. By June 30, 2014, Tropical Storm Douglas and Tropical Storm Elida became more organized but no major development is

June 30, 2014

Tropical Storm "Hagibis" to make landfall in southeastern China

Chinese authorities issued a blue level alert (lowest, 1 out of 4) on Saturday, June 14, as Tropical Storm "Hagibis" approached southeastern China. Hagibis is expected to make landfall late on Sunday, June 15, along the Guangdong Province coast and move n

June 15, 2014

Tropical Cyclone "Nanauk" intensifies in Arabian Sea

Tropical Cyclone 02A, formed in the Arabian Sea on June 10, 2014, consolidated and strengthened into a tropical storm named "Nanauk" by June 11th. Forecasters at the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) expect Nanauk to continue strengthening for another d

June 12, 2014

Tropical storm alerts issued for the Pacific Coast of Mexico

A second tropical depression of 2014 Eastern Pacific hurricane season "Two-E" formed on Monday, June 2, about 360 km (225 miles) south of the Mexican Pacific coast. Tropical Depression Two-E is slowly moving towards the north-northwest, and is f

June 03, 2014

"Amanda" forms as first tropical storm of 2014 Eastern Pacific hurricane season

2014 Eastern Pacific hurricane season officially started on May 15, 2014. A week later, its first tropical depression was born southwest of Mexico. On May 23rd the system organized and strengthened into the first tropical storm of the season and was named

May 23, 2014

Year's first tropical low headed for southwestern Mexico

A tropical low pressure area formed in the Eastern Pacific Ocean today, about 8 days before the official Eastern Pacific hurricane season begins. Formation of a significant tropical cyclone is possible within the next 12 to 24 hours.Dynamic models show a general northea

May 07, 2014

Tropical Storm "Tapah" formed in Northwestern Pacific Ocean

A tropical storm warning is in force today for Saipan and Tinian, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, as Tropical Storm Tapah moves north through the Northwestern Pacific Ocean.In addition to the tropical storm warning, a typhoon watch is in effect f

April 28, 2014

GOES satellite caught the birth of Tropical Storm Mike in the Southern Pacific Ocean

NOAA's GOES-West satellite caught the birth of Tropical Storm Mike in the Southern Pacific Ocean on March 19. Mike's formation has generated warnings for the Southern Cook Islands.  On March 19 at 09:00 UTC, Tropical Cyclone Mike was located near 20.5

March 20, 2014

Tropical Cylone Kofi formed near Fiji

Tropical Cyclone Kofi (16P formed) near Fiji after lingering in the region for several days as a tropical low pressure area. The system is moving southeastward. According to Australia Network News, Tropical Cyclone Kofi, as a low pressure area, had already dropped

March 02, 2014

Tropical Storm Faxai developed in Northwestern Pacific

Tropical Storm Faxai organized on February 28, 2014 in Northwestern Pacific Ocean, southeast of the island of Guam and Andersen Air Force Base. System 93W formed into Tropical Depression 03W early on February 28. By 15:00 UTC, the depression strengthened into

March 02, 2014

Tropical Cyclone Edilson threatening Rodrigues Island and Mauritius

The thirteenth tropical cyclone of the Southern Indian Ocean season formed into a tropical storm named Edilson on February 5. The system formed north of Mauritius and is moving south. According to Goddard, it is threatening several land areas. A Class I

February 05, 2014

Extra-tropical low forms near New Zealand, TC Edna struck New Caledonia

Tropical Cyclone Edna struck New Caledonia around 00:00 UTC on February 5, 2014. Amber Alert was in affect for the whole southern province, Yellow Alert was in effect for the rest of the country. At  09:00 UTC today, Tropical Cyclone Edna

February 05, 2014