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First weather disturbance of Atlantic season detected

Last updated on June 6, 2020

The first weather disturbance of the season has been recorded in Atlantic waters, but it is not a disturbance that will affect the state of Quintana Roo.

Hurricane season and the wet tropical weather season for the Atlantic doesn’t normally begin until June 1, however, one system has already been identified in the Atlantic.

According to the National Hurricane Center, the low pressure system was detected off northwestern Bahamas and is not expected to develop, only produce disorganized showers and thunderstorms as the system moves toward the Florida Peninsula.

Playa del Carmen meteorologist Antonio Morales Ocaña confirmed the system, adding that in the event it does develop, it will be given the first tropical storm name on the list this year, which is Andrea.

He adds that for Friday, morning thunderstorms are forecast for the Playa del Carmen region that will last for the day before moving off. The weekend is forecast to be very hot, with the Servicio Meteorológico Nacional warning of temperatures in excess of 35C.