Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the Atlantic Ocean: Hurricane Earl is located about 380 mi…610 km s of Cape Race Newfoundland with maximum sustained winds…105 mph…165 km/h. Present movement…ne or 35 degrees at 35 mph…56 km/h.

In the Northwest Pacific Ocean: Typhoon 14w (Muifa), located approximately 351 nm south-southwest of Kadena AFB, Okinawa, Japan, is tracking northwestward at 04 knots.

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In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Post-Tropical Storm 12e (Kay), located approximately 115 nm southwest of San Diego, is tracking west-northwestward at 10 knots.

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Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.2 earthquake hits Papua, Indonesia.

6.1 earthquake hits Papua, Indonesia.

5.9 earthquake hits Papua, Indonesia.

5.2 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

5.1 earthquake hits the Molucca Sea.

5,1 earthquake hits Kepulauan Babar, Indonesia.

5.1 earthquake hits north of Ascension Island.

5.0 earthquake hits New Guinea, Papua New Guinea.


Wildfires – California

A tropical storm surging up the California coast brought fierce winds on Friday that threatened to fuel ferocious wildfires already burning across the state. Both the Mosquito fire (30 000 acres) burning in the northern part of California and the Fairview fire to the south exhibited erratic and dangerous fire behaviour including large plumes, swirls and rapid spread, as they left destruction in their wake. The blazes show no signs of slowing until critical conditions change.


Dengue Fever – France

Santé publique France reports five dengue outbreaks with a total of 16 locally-acquired cases of dengue through September 2022.

Polio – New York

Today, because of a poliovirus case reported in Rockland County in July and genetically related polioviruses being detected in wastewater samples collected in Orange, Rockland, and Sullivan counties in April, May, June, July, and August 2022, New York Governor Kathy Hochul issued an Executive Order (E.O.) declaring a State Disaster Emergency for polio.