In this handout satellite image provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Tropical storm Alex is seen gaining speed off the coast of the Yucatan peninsula on June 25, 2010 from space in the Gulf of Mexico. Reports of maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph from Tropical storm Alex, the first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season this year, has been a cause of concern if the storm will disrupt BP cleanup efforts of the massive oil spill that has been gushing since the Deepwater Horizon rig exploded on April 20.
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- Environmental Pollution
- National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
- Environmental Cleanup
- Water Pollution
- Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill (2010)