Tropical Storm Arthur (2008) facts for kids
|Tropical storm (SSHWS/NWS)|
|Formed||May 30, 2008|
|Dissipated||June 2, 2008|
|Highest winds||1-minute sustained: 45 mph (75 km/h)
|Lowest pressure||1004 mbar (hPa); 29.65 inHg|
|Damage||$78 million (2008 USD)|
|Areas affected||Central America|
|Part of the 2008 Atlantic hurricane season|
Tropical Storm Arthur was the first tropical storm to form in May since 1981. Arthur was a weak tropical storm that affected Central America. Arthur was the first tropical storm of the 2008 Atlantic hurricane season. Arthur formed from the remains of dissipating Tropical Storm Alma which crossed Central America from the Pacific Ocean. Arthur caused nine deaths in Belize and caused $78 million in damage.
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Rainfall from Alma and Arthur
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