Wilfred weakened Sunday morning to a tropical depression as it moved across the Atlantic Ocean without posing a threat to any territory, according to the National Hurricane Center (NHC).

The system was located 1,340 miles west of the Cape Verde Islands and 1,135 miles east of the Lesser Antilles, had sustained winds of 35 miles per hour and was moving west-northeast at a speed of 20 mph, according to the NHC newsletter this Sunday at 11 am

At the moment there are no notices, watches or warnings in force for this system.

It is forecast to continue to lose steam to a low pressure remnant in a few days.

Wilfred is the 21st storm of the active Atlantic cyclonic season that so far has already added eight hurricanes and two of them of great magnitude, according to a count by Philip Klotzbach, a meteorologist at Colorado State University.

Then, a short-lived storm Alpha formed on the Iberian Peninsula, and tropical depression 22 became Storm Beta in the Gulf of Mexico. Wilfred was the last name available on the 2020 cyclone list, so after its formation, the Greek alphabet began to be used.


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