HAVANA TIMES, July 22 — A new tropical depression, the third of the season, formed on Thursday and the disperse storm was centered northeast of Punta Lucrecia, Holguin, noted the Cuban Meteorological Institute at 11:00 a.m. this morning.

The disperse storm has maximum sustained winds of 55 kph (35 mph) and a central pressure of 1008 millibars.

According to Cuban weather experts the storm will continue moving at a speed of at least 24 kph (15 mph) and could become a weak tropical storm in the next 24-48 hours.

INSMET said the next tropical cyclone advisory report will be issued at 6:00 p.m. Cuban time (EST).


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  • On Google Earth, this thing looks likely to hit the Gulf oil disaster site with a bullseye and hit the U.S. Gulf coast with lots of pounding surf. Maybe we’ll get a few more unpleasant surprises from BP and their partners in crime, the U.S. government.

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