Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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Tropical Cyclone Two is located approximately 321 nm west-northwest of Suva, Fiji, and is tracking southwestward at 15 knots.

Typhoon Koppu is located approximately 175 nm east-northeast of Manila, Philippines, and is tracking westward at 05 knots.

Tropical Storm Champi is located approximately 451 nm south of Iwo To, Japan, and is tracking west-northwestward at 06 knots.

Tropical Storm Olaf is located about 1540 mi…2475 km SW of the southern tip of Baja California with maximum sustained winds…50 mph…85 km/h. Present movement…W or 270 degrees at 12 mph…19 km/h.

Invest 92L is an area of disturbed weather in the North Atlantic that has the potential for tropical development.


Italy – At least five people have died due to flooding and landslides in Benevento, Italy. Heavy flooding has also affected parts across Croatia and Bosnia.

Philippines – Disaster officials advised communities in flood-prone areas of the northern Philippines to evacuate Saturday as the slow-moving Typhoon Koppu bore down on the coast with heavy rains and high winds.


Measles in DR Congo

A measles outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo’s southeast districts have infected more than 30 000 people with 400 deaths.