Entries from October 2008

Thursday, October 9th, 2008

Bog Walk Gorge – Before and After Gustav

The roadway through the Bog Walk Gorge in St. Catherine, which was severely damaged by flood waters caused by Tropical Storm Gustav in August, was officially re-opened on Sunday, October 5, by Minister of Transport and Works, Michael Henry. Mr. Henry stated that the closure of the roadway impacted the economic activities of persons using the […]

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

Marco dispersed over Mexico

At 10.00 p.m. last night, the centre of Tropical Depression Marco was located near latitude 20.0 degrees north and longitude 97.5 degrees west or about 110 kilometres south of Tuxpan, Mexico and about 165 kilometres west-northwest of Veracruz, Mexico.                      Marco was moving toward the west near 8 km/h with maximum sustained winds near 35 km/h, […]

Tuesday, October 7th, 2008

Tropical Storm Marco nears the Coast of Mexico

At 4.00 a.m. the centre of Tropical Storm Marco was located near latitude 20.1 degrees north and longitude 96.1 degrees west or about 170 kilometres southeast of Tuxpan, Mexico.                      Marco is moving toward the west-northwest near 13 km/h and this general motion is expected to continue today. On this forecast track, the centre will […]

Monday, October 6th, 2008

Tropical Depression Thirteen forms in the Bay of Campeche

At 10.00 a.m. the centre of Tropical Depression Thirteen was located near latitude 19.0 degrees north and longitude 94.1 degrees west or about 220 kilometres east of Veracruz, Mexico.                      The depression is moving toward the west-northwest near 16 km/h and this general motion is expected to continue for the next day or so. On […]

Wednesday, October 1st, 2008

Laura weakens over North Atlantic waters

At 4.00 a.m. the centre of Tropical Storm Laura was located near latitude 44.8 degrees north and longitude 47.6 degrees west or about 475 kilometres east-southeast of Cape Race, Newfoundland.                      Laura is moving toward the north at nearly 26 km/h. This general motion is expected to continue with an increase in forward speed today […]