Invest 93L has been upgraded to Tropical Depression Nine while Invest 95L is showing signs of strengthening. Neither Depression Nine nor 95L at present is expected to affect the British Virgin Islands however; the DDM will continue to monitor the two systems for any significant changes.
At 500 PM, the centre of Tropical Depression Nine was located near latitude 15.2 North, longitude 44.6 West or approximately 1323 miles East South East of the British Virgin Islands. The depression is moving toward the northwest near 8 mph.
A general northwestward to north-northwestward motion is expected to continue for the next couple of days.
Maximum sustained winds are near 30 mph with higher gusts. Little change in strength is forecast during the next 48 hours, and the depression could become a remnant low by Friday. The estimated minimum central pressure is 1009 MB.
Invest 95L has changed little in organization with a broad area of low pressure located about 400 miles southwest of the Cape Verde Islands. However, environmental conditions are expected to be conducive and a tropical depression could form over the next few days while this system moves west-northwestward at 10 to 15 mph.
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