Tropical Storm Beryl facts for kids
|Tropical storm (SSHWS/NWS)|
|Formed||May 26, 2012|
|Dissipated||May 30, 2012|
|Highest winds||1-minute sustained: 70 mph (110 km/h)
|Lowest pressure||992 mbar (hPa); 29.29 inHg|
|Areas affected||Cuba, The Bahamas, Southeastern United States|
|Part of the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season|
Tropical Storm Beryl was a strong Atlantic tropical storm. It was the second tropical cyclone of the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season. Beryl formed on May 26 from a low-pressure system. This system was near the East Coast of the United States. It was described as a subtropical storm. However, it slowly became stronger and was upgraded to a tropical storm on May 27. It upgraded because it moved to warmer water. Beryl is responsible for floods in Cuba. This caused a mudslide that left two people missing. Beryl caused rough surf to beaches in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina. In South Carolina, one person was reported missing.
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