Peng said there are currently three tropical systems in the Western Pacific, all of which are likely to develop into tropical storms
. Peng predicted that Lingling will form today.
Dorian remains on track to become the first tropical storm
that will be upgraded into a hurricane.
Erick is getting stronger, with sustained winds up to 70 mph.
"Tropical cyclones and tropical storms
develop in the Arabian Sea during this time.
The tropical storm
named Luban is gaining strength in the Arabian Sea and expected to make landfall in Oman this week.
Yagi (formerly Karding) was last spotted 960 kilometers north of extreme Northern Luzon.
The mass of thunderstorms had a 50 percent chance of developing into a tropical depression or tropical storm
within 48 hours and could bring flooding rain to Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, western Cuba and southern Florida, the forecasters said.
Whether or not climate change is generating more, or more intense, tropical storms
is a question hotly debated by climate scientists.
Katrina increased from tropical storm
to hurricane force near which city, located at 26[degrees]N, 80[degrees]W?
One of the outstanding climatic aspects of the 2005 drought was the role of tropical storms
in alleviating the drought across southern and central Illinois.
The National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration is forecasting between 12 and 15 Atlantic tropical storms
, with between seven and nine of those becoming hurricanes and three to five becoming major hurricanes, with a 70% chance the hurricane season will be "above normal."
TropicalStormRisk.com (TSR) says northwestern Pacific will witness seven intense typhoons, 16 typhoons and 28 tropical storms
during this year's main typhoon season, which spans from June through December.