tropical disturbance

noun Meteorology.
a very weak, or incipient, tropical cyclone.
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As a tropical disturbance grows in strength, surface pressure in the area around the storm falls.
Hurricane formation and its progression always begins with a tropical disturbance.
The tropical disturbance moved slowly west-northwest for the next couple days without further development.
The tropical disturbance moved westward over the next few days without signs of development.
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