Storm Beta forms in Atlantic Ocean


Tropical Storm Beta has appeared in the Atlantic Ocean, Report says, citing TASS.

According to the US National Hurricane Center, Inside the tropical storm, the wind speed reaches 18 m / s. It is located about 545 kilometers northeast of the Mexican port city of Tampico.

Beta is moving in a north-easterly direction at a speed of 15 km / h. As expected, the storm will change direction on Sunday evening and approach the Gulf of Mexico’s west coast on Monday.

An atmospheric event is classified as a tropical storm and has a personal name if the wind speed within it reaches about 17.5 m / s. When the wind speed is 33 m / s and more, the storm turns into a hurricane.