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Tropical depression forms off Africa

09 September 2013, 12:51

Miami - A tropical depression has formed off Africa and is moving west.

A tropical storm warning has been issued for several of the southern Cape Verde Islands. 

The centre of the depression was located about 260km southeast of the Praia, Cape Verde Islands, late on Sunday. Its maximum winds were 55kph, and forecasters said the system could become a tropical storm on Monday.

Its centre was expected to stay south of the Cape Verde Islands.

- AP


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