Tropical Storm Aletta (2006)

Pacific tropical storm in 2006

Tropical Storm Aletta was the first tropical cyclone in the 2006 Pacific hurricane season. Aletta began from a weather system that was located to the south-southwest of the Mexican port of Acapulco, Guerrero. It slowly got stronger, and it was named as a tropical depression early on May 27. Aletta became a tropical storm later that morning. The storm moved very slowly, but it later turned to the west and weakened on May 29. Aletta kept weakening weakening until it died out on May 31. The storm dropped rain along the coast of Mexico. It also caused winds that knocked down trees and caused minor damage.

Tropical Storm Aletta
Tropical storm (SSHWS/NWS)
Tropical Storm Aletta
FormedMay 27, 2006
DissipatedMay 30, 2006
Highest winds1-minute sustained: 45 mph (75 km/h)
Lowest pressure1002 mbar (hPa); 29.59 inHg
Areas affectedMexico
Part of the 2006 Pacific hurricane season

Tropical cyclones of the 2006 Pacific hurricane season

Saffir–Simpson Hurricane Scale
TD TS C1 C2 C3 C4 C5
Note: Entries * refer to the Central Pacific System