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Caribbean tropical disturbance shutters schools, businesses

Jun. 29, 2022 14:05 PM EDT

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The government of Venezuela shuttered schools, opened shelters and restricted air and water transportation on Wednesday as a tropical disturbance sped through the southern Caribbean on a path to Central America. Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro said...

Schools close as tropical disturbance nears Caribbean

Jun. 28, 2022 20:58 PM EDT

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The government of Trinidad & Tobago closed schools on Tuesday as forecasters warned that a tropical disturbance would bring heavy rains and gusty winds to the southeastern Caribbean. The approaching storm also prompted Trinidad-based Caribbean...

Celia again a tropical storm off Mexico's Pacific coast

Jun. 21, 2022 12:36 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Celia regained tropical storm force off southern Mexico's Pacific coast on Tuesday and forecasters said it was likely to eventually become a hurricane, though it appears to be headed out to sea, away from land. Celia first hit tropical storm force on Friday while...

Celia, Blas weaken, but still bring heavy rain, surf

Jun. 18, 2022 19:09 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Celia weakened to a tropical depression off Central America Saturday, as Tropical Storm Blas headed out to sea off Mexico’s southern Pacific coast. Celia stalled off the coast of El Salvador and Guatemala over the weekend but was expected to move west, toward...

Tropical Storm Celia forms in Pacific; Blas heads out to sea

Jun. 17, 2022 15:43 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Tropical Storm Celia formed off Central America Friday, as Hurricane Blas headed out to sea off Mexico’s southern Pacific coast. The tropical storm is expected to remain off the coast of El Salvador and Guatemala over the weekend before veering away from land...

Hurricane Blas prompts port closure in southern Mexico

Jun. 16, 2022 17:48 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Hurricane Blas whirled off Mexico's southern Pacific coast Thursday, prompting a precautionary port closure in a region recovering from destruction brought by the season's first big storm. A tropical depression also formed off Central America and was forecast to...

Blas becomes hurricane in Pacific off southwestern Mexico

Jun. 15, 2022 23:12 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Hurricane Blas, the second named storm of the eastern Pacific season, strengthened from a tropical storm Wednesday as it moved off the Pacific coast of southwestern Mexico, though it wasn’t expected to pose a threat to land. The U.S. National Hurricane Center...

Tropical Storm Blas likely to be hurricane off south Mexico

Jun. 15, 2022 00:02 AM EDT

MEXICO CITYit (AP) — Tropical Storm Blas, the second named storm of the eastern Pacific season, was forecast to become a hurricane Wednesday off southern Mexico, though it wasn't expected to pose a threat to land. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said that after reaching...

Tropical Storm Blas forms off Mexico's Pacific coast

Jun. 14, 2022 22:44 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The second tropical storm of the eastern Pacific season formed off southern Mexico on Tuesday, though forecasters said it was unlikely to threaten land. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Tropical Storm Blas was expected to reach hurricane strength Wednesday...

Tropical Storm Alex lashes Bermuda area with wind, rain

Jun. 06, 2022 14:53 PM EDT

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Bermuda shuttered its schools, businesses and government agencies as Tropical Storm Alex brushed past the British overseas territory on Monday after killing three people in Cuba and deluging parts of Florida. The first named storm of the Atlantic...