March 1, 2021

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Tropical depression number 7 of the hurricane season is born in the Atlantic

The tropical depression number 7 formed this afternoon in the Atlantic Ocean .

The system is located about 1,500 miles east of the area of ​​ Puerto Rico .

The National Hurricane Center reported that the depression has maximum sustained winds of 35 miles per hour and moves to the NW at 8 miles per hour.

From becoming a storm tropical, the system will be called Gonzalo.

At the moment, most of the models place the tropical system passing to the south of Puerto Rico and some establish that it would pass as a strong tropical wave by the weekend of the 1st of August.

Active season

Forecasters for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) previously anticipated a Atlantic hurricane season 2020 above normal.

NOAA [1 9459009] said there are likely to be 13-19 named storms (winds of 39 mph or more). Six to 10 could become hurricanes (winds of 74 mph or more), including 3 to 6 major hurricanes (category 3, 4 or 5; with winds of 111 mph or more).

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