ORLANDO, Fla. -- There soon could be another storm that gets a name in the Atlantic, but it will not be tropical! It will be a subtropical storm and it would be given the next name on the 2018 Atlantic Tropical Season list, which is Ernesto. If named this week, it could be the third Subtropical Storm of the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season. So why is it considered subtropical and why are these types of storms given names? A subtropical storm is similar to a tropical storm in that it develops over the open ocean waters and, like a tropical storm, it has winds of at least 39 mph. However, unlike a tropical system, a subtropical storm isn’t well-organized. The thunderstorms associated with subtropical systems and the strongest winds are found farther away from the center of storm. Also, subtropical storms are cold-core weather systems, while tropical storms and hurricanes are warm-core. The National Hurricane Center started giving names to these types of storms in 2002. Before then … [Read more...] about Weather Blog: What is a subtropical storm vs. a tropical storm?
Subtropical storm vs tropical storm
By the end of this week, the third subtropical storm of the year could be named Ernesto. After that, cooler waters and higher wind shear will likely force it to become post tropical. Simply open the app, tap the radar button, then tap the radar settings button and tap "tropical tracks" to see all the current and active systems.The latest forecast from the U.S. National Hurricane Center said, "At 500 AM AST [0900 UTC], the center of Subtropical Depression Five was located near latitude 37.6 North, longitude 45.6 West".An initial intensity for this system is set to a "possibly conservative" 35 miles per hour, which is slightly below the latest satellite intensity estimate.A faster northeastward motion is forecast for Thursday and Friday, meteorologists said.Lane is now the sixth hurricane of the 2018 Pacific season, and is expected to cross into the Central Pacific on Saturday as a major storm. This system has that "subtropical" designation because it lacks all of the characteristics of … [Read more...] about Ernesto Moving Northeastward and Expected to Become Post-Tropical On Friday
U.S. 2018 Hurricane Season There are two storms brewing in the Pacific Ocean: One is headed for Hawaii while the other tracks in the direction of South Korea. Both storms are expected to hit by the end of the week local time. Typhoon Soulik is moving toward South Korea, while Hawaii braces for Hurricane Lane—already a Category 5 storm. While the two storms are both forming in the Pacific, they have the different names of hurricane and typhoon. The difference in name has to do with where the storm actually happens. Recommended Slideshows 76 50 Highest Paying Jobs in the United States 80 In Pictures: Top 50 U.S. Cities Ranked by Quality of Life And Average Salary 76 75 Best-Selling Albums in U.S. History When both of the storms originally formed, they were considered tropical cyclones, the generic term for “a rotating, organized system of clouds and thunderstorms that originates over tropical or subtropical waters and has closed, low-level … [Read more...] about Hurricane Vs Typhoon: As Lane and Soulik Head Toward Hawaii and South Korea, What’s the Difference?
" It subsequently froze all new trade agreements with Canada and gave the Canadian ambassador to Riyadh 24 hours to leave".Saudi Arabia's main state wheat buying agency, the Saudi Grains Organization, has also told grains exporters it will no longer accept Canadian-origin grains in its worldwide purchase tenders, according to European traders.Jubeir added that the kingdom was still "considering additional measures" against Canada.There are more than 8,000 from Saudi Arabia enrolled in programmes in Canada, according to figures released by the official Saudi Press Agency in 2017.The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia put a man to death on a cross in the holy city of Mecca on Wednesday, while waging a public relations battle to call out alleged human rights violations in Canada.The Canadian currency dropped as much as 0.5 per cent to 76.21 U.S. cents after the Financial Times reported that the Saudi Arabia central bank and state pension funds have instructed their overseas asset managers to dispose … [Read more...] about Dispute between Canada and Saudi Arabia escalates amid asset sell off
Marking the second U.S. congressional delegation to Moscow in a month - Senator Richard Shelby and a group of USA lawmakers held talks with senior Russian officials in July - Paul said that part of the goal of his trip was to promote greater dialogue between Moscow and Washington.In addition to the invitation to the U.S., Paul said he'd like to organize a larger, future meeting.He said he opposed new sanctions legislation against Russia that was backed by a bipartisan group of US lawmakers last week, but said he represented a minority voice, Russian news agencies reported. "Today, I met with Chairman Kosachev, and we agreed on the importance of continued dialogue"."Engagement is vital to our national security and peace around the world", Paul said.The senator, once a foe of the president, has emerged as a unique and somewhat renegade voice, coming as both Republicans and Democrats criticize Trump for not taking a tougher stance against Russian Federation.Paul headed a USA delegation, … [Read more...] about USA senators, on Moscow trip, invite Russian lawmakers to Washington