Articles tagged "cabo verde"

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New tropical cyclone to pass near the eastern Cabo Verde Islands today

Poorly organized newly formed Tropical Depression Fifteen is expected to pass near the eastern Cabo Verde Islands on October 15, 2019. The storm formed 21:00 UTC on October 14. It is expected to strengthen into a tropical storm later today and be named Nestor. At...

October 15, 2019

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Tropical Storm "Helene" forms near West Africa, Hurricane Watch issued for parts of Cabo Verde Islands

Tropical Storm "Helene" formed 03:00 UTC on September 8, 2018, near the coast of West Africa as the 8th named storm of the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season. The cyclone is moving westward toward the southern Cabo Verde Islands where tropical storm conditions...

September 08, 2018

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Megatsunamis: sudden giant collapses present a realistic hazard around volcanic islands today

A team of international scientists have found evidence that the sudden collapse of a volcano in the Cabo Verde Islands, off west Africa, generated a giant, 244 m (800 feet) tsunami that swallowed an island over 48 km (30 miles) away. The study was published in the...

October 03, 2015

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Tropical Storm "Fred" to hit the Cabo Verde islands with hurricane force

A new tropical cyclone formed in the Atlantic on August 30, 2015, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) reports. Tropical Storm "Fred" is currently on the way to the Cabo Verde islands, and its intensity is increasing at a fast pace. The system is expected to hi

August 30, 2015