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Tropical Depression 16E

October 15th, 2008 Category: Tropical Storms

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Tropical Depression 16

Tropical Depression 16 - enhanced image

Tropical Depression 16 - enhanced image

A strong disturbance in the western Caribbean, off the coast of Nicaragua, was designated Tropical Depression 16 on October 14th.

According to the U.S. National Hurricane Center, as of 5:00A.M. EDT on October 15th, it was located about 150km (95mi) east of El Limón, Honduras and about 460 km (285 mi) east of Monkey River Town, Belize. It is moving westward at a speed of about 9km/h (6mph), with maximum sustained winds of 45 km/h (30mph) and stronger gusts.

In the image on the right we can see Cuba north of the storm and parts of Honduras and Nicaragua in the bottom left corner.

A tropical storm watch has been issued for the east coast of Guatemala and the coast of Belize from Belize City southward to the Guatemalan border. A tropical storm warning is also in effect for the Caribbean coast of Honduras.

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