Taiwan might not see its first tropical storm of the season after all

The China Post
Date: July 24, 2017
By: The China Post

TAIPEI, Taiwan — A depression near the Philippines earlier forecast to become the first

The storms that have already developed. (CWB)

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]

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