Tropical Storm Gamma has formed over the Western Caribbean, the US National Hurricane Service said on Friday.
According to meteorologists, the hurricane is approaching Yucatan and is projected to reach the peninsula on Saturday.
If we Compare an hour ago IR with current along w/ microwave imagery. We get a clear indication of a developing core with convection building around the center. Outflow looking good as well. All indicators of an intensifying storm approaching the N tip of the Yucatán. #Gamma pic.twitter.com/zCtCcv28vX— BGWX (@Brady30951303) October 3, 2020
The storm was located about 220 kilometres (135 miles) south-southeast of Cozumel, Mexico, bringing winds of about 65 kilometres (40 miles) per hour.
Tropical storm warnings have been issued for large portions of Yucatan, from Punta Herrero to Cabo Catoche.