Tropical Storm Darby forms in the Pacific as Bonnie fades
MEXICO CITY –
A new tropical storm formed off the Pacific coast of Mexico on Saturday while another dissipated after a long march from ocean to ocean.
America. The newly formed tropical storm Darby was centered about 690 miles (1,100 km) west-southwest of Manzanillo, Mexico, with maximum sustained winds of 40 méke/hour (65), the National Hurricane Center said. km/h). It is moving west at 16 mph (26 km/h).
Forecasters said the storm was likely to turn into a hurricane on Monday, but it posed no threat to land.
Meanwhile, even further offshore, Hurricane Bonnie previously lost the features that made it a tropical cyclone. It was declared a tropical storm on July 1 shortly before running through Nicaragua from the Atlantic to the Pacific, where it increased to a hurricane on July 3.
On Saturday, the storm was centered about 1,275 miles (2,055 km) west of the southernmost tip of Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula – still with sustained winds of 40 mph (65 km/h). The storm center said it was expected to clear by Sunday night.