The United States National Hurricane Center (NHC) reported this Friday that Tropical Depression #9 was formed over the Caribbean Sea.
In its public notice #9 the NHC indicated that This atmospheric phenomenon moves at about 20 kilometers per hour (km/h), heading west-northwest, and is located around 985 kilometers from Kingston, Jamaica, with maximum sustained winds of 55 km/h.
They also forecast a slow intensification of the depression during the next 24 hours, followed by a more “significant” one this weekend and the beginning of the next.
Until now the aforementioned meteorological entity has not issued an alert.
5am AST 23 September–Tropical Depression Nine (#TD9) has formed in the central Caribbean this morning.
The Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunters (@53rdWRS) will be investigating it later this morning to determine its latest structure & intensity.
— National Hurricane Center (@NHC_Atlantic) September 23, 2022