Two new climate methods take form in Atlantic

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Forecasters are expecting an active week ahead in the Atlantic basin as two new systems emerge on the radar, one of which has a high chance of formation over the next 48 hours through to the next five days.

Both systems do not pose threats to the Cayman Islands at this time.

The US National Hurricane Center, in its Monday afternoon advisory, said “satellite-derived wind data and satellite imagery indicate that an area of low pressure has formed over the far eastern Tropical Atlantic in association with a tropical wave that recently moved off the west coast of Africa”.

This system, it said, has a 70% chance of formation through 48 hours and has also been given a 90% formation chance through the next five days.

“Environmental conditions are conducive for development, and a tropical depression is likely to form within the next couple…