|Tropical storm (Saffir–Simpson scale)|
1-minute sustained: |
45 mph (75 km/h)
|Lowest pressure||1001 hPa (mbar); 29.56 inHg|
|Part of the 2020 Pacific typhoon season|
Tropical Storm Champi was a short-lived, weak storm that did not affect any land mass.
Meteorological historyA weak low pressure area formed in the Philippine Sea. It had tropical-storm winds as it strengthened. On April 16, JMA started issuing advisories for Tropical Storm Champi. 6 hours later, JTWC did the same thing. The storm peaked at that time. Another 6 hours later, Champi encountered 60 knots of wind shear and strong dry air. Champi loss convection and thunderstorm activity rapidly, and both JMA and JTWC issued their last advisory.
Because the storm did not come near land, it didn't cause any damage, there fact, the name "Champi" wasn't retired.