Don’t miss a single detail. if you live in ColombiaYou should know that the second potential cyclone of this year will pass this Thursday through the southern Caribbean Sea, very close to the northern coasts of the Colombian country and Venezuela. Therefore, it is forecast to become Tropical Storm Bonnie on its way west, according to the US National Hurricane Center (NHC). Learn all the details about this natural phenomenon.
Tropical storm force winds extend up to 60 miles (95 km) from the center of the system, which is about 85 miles (136 km) from Curaçao and 350 miles (565 km) from the northern part of the Curaçao peninsula. La Guajira, in Colombia, after having passed near the southern Windward Islands.
According to the forecast trajectory, Dos, as the NHC calls it, will pass this Wednesday through the southern Caribbean Sea near the northern coast of Venezuela and on Thursday morning it will be near the La Guajira peninsula, in Colombia, before entering in the southwestern Caribbean on Friday.
The trajectory pattern shows the system crossing the Central American isthmus on Friday afternoon-night, but not as a hurricane, as it appeared on Tuesday, but as a tropical storm.
The NHC forecasts some strengthening of the winds during the next few days while the system remains over water. “It is expected to become a tropical storm as it moves west across the southern Caribbean”indicated the agency based in Miami dependent on the National Administration of the Atmosphere and the Oceans (NOAA).
The probability of cyclone formation in 48 hours is 80% in the 48-hour forecast and 90% in the five-day forecast. In addition, heavy rains are expected in the Windward Islands and northeastern Venezuela and from the ABC Islands (Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao) to portions of northwestern Venezuela and northeastern Colombia this Wednesday through Thursday, and there is a risk of flooding. sudden in some areas.
The Venezuelan islands of Margarita, Coche and Cubagua, as well as Bonaire, Curaçao, Aruba, the coast of Venezuela from the Paraguana peninsula to the border with Colombia, including the Gulf of Venezuela, are under a tropical storm warning. Also the Colombian coast from the border with Venezuela to Santa Marta. In addition, there is in effect a tropical storm watch (passage in 48 hours) for the coast of Venezuela from Pedernales to Cumaná.
With information from EFE