When Gamma intensified more than originally predicted, hurricane warnings were issued for a small portion of the Mexican coast in preparation for Gamma to become a hurricane at landfall. On September 29, the National Hurricane Center began to monitor a tropical wave over the Lesser Antilles for potential development as it moved into the Western Caribbean. It's OK to disagree with someone's ideas, but personal attacks, insults, threats, hate speech, advocating violence and other violations can result in a ban. (Photo: Courtesy of National Hurricane Center). Weather Disasters Since 1980, Deadliest Late Season Atlantic Tropical Cyclones, Hunting Hugo: The Hurricane Hunters' Wildest Ride, The hurricane/typhoon hunter missions that never returned to base, A new world record wind gust: 253 mph in Australia's Tropical Cyclone Olivia, Modiki El Niños and Atlantic hurricane activity. You do not need a Facebook profile to participate. The National Hurricane Center is tracking two systems, one of which is expected to enter the Gulf of Mexico and develop into Hurricane Delta.. ©2020 FOX News Network, LLC. The NHC named Tropical Storm Gamma on Friday evening near the Yucatan Peninsula, which almost reached hurricane-strength before making landfall over the … Tropical Storm Gamma has made landfall as on Saturday after gaining strength throughout the overnight hours. It weakened over land before reemerging in the Gulf of Mexico. The National Hurricane Center is tracking two systems, one of which is expected to enter the Gulf of Mexico and develop into Hurricane Delta. Moderate to Heavy rainfall affected the Cayman Islands causing some flooding in some low lying areas. All rights reserved. Tropical Storm Gamma was still near hurricane strength on Saturday afternoon after making landfall in Mexico, where a hurricane warning continues. Storm Activity: Oct 2, 2020 - Oct 6, 2020. Tropical Storm Gamma, currently stalled off … ©2020 FOX News Network, LLC. [15] Early on October 7, Gamma's remnants were absorbed into the circulation of Hurricane Delta, as Delta passed through the Yucatán Peninsula and into the Gulf of Mexico. At least seven fatalities have been confirmed so far. In addition, a total number of 5,000 people in Tabasco were displaced due to the storm. [13] By 21:00 UTC on October 5, Gamma was completely devoid of any convection and was downgraded to a tropical depression at 21:00 UTC. As of 4 p.m. Saturday, the storm … MEXICO CITY – At least six people died and thousands were evacuated in southeastern Mexico after Tropical Storm Gamma lashed the Yucatan Peninsula's resort-studded coast with near-hurricane force winds and drenched Tabasco and Chiapas states, authorities said Sunday. If you see comments in violation of our community guidelines, please report them. The area only recently reopened to tourism after a pandemic shutdown. 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[10] As Gamma stalled a rapid increase in wind shear decoupled central convection by that evening, causing it to move further east than originally forecast. The other two deaths were in Tabasco state, where one person was dragged away by the water and another drowned. This rainfall may enhance any ongoing flash flooding and result in new areas of flash flooding into the middle of the week. The hurricane center said Gamma was about 190 miles east-northeast of Progreso, Mexico, and had maximum sustained winds of 60 mph. [2] As it neared the coast of Honduras on October 1, the wave spawned a broad low pressure area and began to quickly organize over the unusually warm waters of the Western Caribbean. Rainfall could lead to life-threatening flash floods and mudslides over the Cayman Islands. Potential Tropical Cyclone 26 was upgraded from a disturbance to a potential cyclone at the 5 p.m. update. Tropical Storm Gamma is stalled off the coast of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula on Monday. All rights reserved. Download your local site's app to ensure you're always connected to the news. Tropical Storm Gamma: Gamma is expected to produce an additional 3 to 6 inches with isolated maximum amounts of 8 inches across portions of northern Yucatan, Campeche and Tabasco. Potential Tropical Cyclone 26 : Through midweek, this system has the potential to produce 3 to 5 inches of rain with isolated maximum totals of 8 inches across Jamaica, southern Haiti, and western Cuba. Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about. All rights reserved. HOUSTON — Tropical Depression 25 has strengthened into Tropical Storm Gamma in the northwest Caribbean Sea Friday evening. [8], After making landfall, Gamma weakened before emerging into the Gulf of Mexico with winds of 50 mph (80 km/h) winds and a central pressure of 995 mb (29.38 inHg) on October 4.