Tropical Depression Off North Carolina Could Become Tropical Storm

By Nishara Karuvalli Pathikkal | June 14, 2021

Tropical Depression Two has formed off the coast of North Carolina and is heading away from the United States, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Monday.

The depression is expected to become a tropical storm by tonight, could continue to strengthen on Tuesday and the system is expected to dissipate on Wednesday, according to the NHC.

The depression is located about 105 miles (165 km) east of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, packing maximum sustained winds of 35 miles per hour (55 km/hour), the NHC said.

(Reporting by Nishara Karuvalli Pathikkal in Bengaluru Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

Topics Catastrophe Natural Disasters Windstorm North Carolina

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