Flooding in Dublin and Cork City, Ireland
-The Irish Coast Guard and Met Éireann have issued a weather alert for Dublin and Cork City of Ireland. Met Éireann warns of very high tides and 25mm of rainfall.
-Flooding expected in low-lying areas of Cork city, in parts of Kilkenny city and on the Gorey to Wexford Road.
-High tides have already caused flooding in Clontarf. Dublin City Council have a stock of sandbags for use in Sandymount and Clontarf. Coastal towns in the county including in Cobh, Bantry and Youghal are also flooded.
Flooding in Long Beach, California
-High tides caused flooding in Long Beach, California
-King tides occurs several times in a year when the Earth, moon and sun align in a way that increases gravitational pull on the Earth’s oceans, raising water levels several feet above normal high tides.
Tropical Cyclone Evan
-As of 12:00 UTC, TC Evan was located 585 nm east-northeast of Nadi, Fiji.
-Cyclone Evan is expected to hit Fiji on Sunday and is forecast to intensify into a category four or five storm.
Tornado in Cromwell, New Zealand
-Tornado destroyed several houses in Cromwell in Central Otago.
-No injury reported.
Cold wave in Bulgaria
-Severe Cold killed three people in Bulgaria. Bodies were found in Dupnitsa and Kyustendil in southwestern Bulgaria.
-Code orange alert is issued in the western Kyustendil and Pernik region of Bulgaria. A more moderate code yellow has been declared for 15 regions
– Blagoevgrad, Sofia, Sofia City, Vidin, Montana, Vratsa, Pleven, Lovech, Veliko Tarnovo, Gabrovo, Ruse, Targovishte, Razgrad, Shumen and Silistra.
-In western Bulgaria, the temperature is expected to fall to minus 22C.