The China Post
Date: July 24, 2017
By: The China Post
TAIPEI, Taiwan — A depression near the Philippines earlier forecast to become the first
tropical storm to affect Taiwan this typhoon season might not do so after all, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Monday.
The bureau had said Sunday there was a possibility the weather system would develop into the ninth tropical storm of the season.
But the CWB said today that the latest data showed conditions were unfavorable for the system’s development.
The observation mirrors those from European and Japanese forecasters, though the U.S. weather station still believes there is a chance of the depression becoming a storm. [FULL STORY]