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New Tropical Depression Forms in East Pacific Near Mexico

July 12, 2012

A new tropical depression formed in the Eastern Pacific about 400 miles (640 kilometers) south- southwest of the Mexican resort of Manzanillo, according to the National Hurricane Center.

The depression is moving west-northwest at 7 miles per hour with maximum sustained winds of 35 mph, the Miami-based agency said in a bulletin at 2 a.m. Pacific time. Some strengthening is forecast during the next two days and the depression could become a tropical storm later today, which would make it the sixth storm of the Pacific season so far.

To contact the reporter on this story: Rupert Rowling in London at rrowling@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Stephen Voss at sev@bloomberg.net


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