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By: Caribbeanislands101, 8:28 PM GMT on June 16, 2010
As expected, the tropical disturbance in the mid-Atlantic is being sheared and is weakening.The low pressure is about 700 miles east of the Lesser Antilles has some convection but is likely to encounter wind shear as it approaches the islands so development is unlikely. However, there is concern it will increase rainfall in the islands, and in particular in Haiti, this weekend. The northern leeward islands can expect gusty winds and heavy rains as the system moves b...
Updated: 8:31 PM GMT on June 16, 2010
By: Caribbeanislands101, 2:31 PM GMT on June 16, 2010
According to the Azores High hypothesis by Kam-biu Liu, an anti-phase pattern is expected to exist between the Gulf of Mexico coast and the Atlantic coast. During the quiescent periods (3000–1400 BC, and 1000 AD to present), a more northeasterly position of the Azores High would result in more hurricanes being steered towards the Atlantic coast. During the hyperactive period (1400 BC to 1000 AD), more hurricanes were steered towards the Gulf coast as the Azores Hi...
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