Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:
In the Indian Ocean: Tropical cyclone (tc) 01b (Fani), located approximately 563 nm south-southwest of Calcutta, India, is tracking north-northwestward at 03 knots.
USA – Severe storms and tornadoes roared across the South on Tuesday while heavy rain led to flash flooding in the Midwest. As of late Tuesday, there had been at least seven reports of tornadoes, with damage reported in Agra, Oklahoma, the Storm Prediction Center said. No deaths or injuries had been immediately reported. Heavy rain in Davenport, Iowa, led a breech of a levee, flooding part of the downtown area. The National Weather Service had issued flood warnings for areas directly on either side of the river in 10 states, from Minnesota and Wisconsin south to Louisiana and Mississippi.
Indonesia – Update – Landslides and floods triggered by torrential rain have killed at least 29 people in Indonesia, with thousands taking shelter in evacuation centres amid fears of disease. More than a dozen people were missing after the rain hit the province of Bengkulu, on the southwest side of Sumatra, on Friday and Saturday. Hundreds of buildings have been damaged, along with roads and bridges, with two districts cut off by landslides, and the floodwater had subsided in some places. Displaced villagers needed tents, boats, food and water, while heavy equipment was also needed to build temporary bridges.