28th June 2020 – A tropical wave in the eastern Atlantic is currently showing a 10 percent chance of development according to the National Hurricane Centre.
This wave is moving West North West at around 15 – 20 mph and is approximately 2300 miles for the British Virgin Islands.
Forecasters have given the wave a 20 percent chance of development within five days. At its current speed the tropical wave will be close to the Lesser Antilles around Tuesday.
The DDM will continue to monitor this wave and provide updates accordingly.
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Image Source: National Hurricane Centre
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