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In the Atlantic Ocean: Tropical Storm Peter is located about 630 mi…1015 km e of the northern Leeward islands with maximum sustained winds…40 mph…65 km/h. Present movement…nw or 305 degrees at 15 mph…24 km/h.

Tropical Depression 17 is located about 330 mi…530 km sw of the southernmost Cabo Verde islands with maximum sustained winds…35 mph…55 km/h. Present movement…nnw or 330 degrees at 14 mph…22 km/h

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In the Atlantic Ocean: Tropical Storm Odette is located about 225 mi…360 km s of Nantucket Massachusetts and about 545 mi…875 km sw of Halifax Nova Scotia with maximum sustained winds…45 mph…75 km/h. Present movement…ne or 50 degrees at 15 mph…24 km/h.

In the northwest Pacific Ocean: Tropical depression 19w (Chanthu), located approximately 169 nm west-southwest of Yokosuka, Japan, is tracking eastward at 19 knots.

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Italy – Firefighters rescued people from vehicles submerged in flooded roads around Malpensa Airport, northern Italy, 16 September 2021. A storm during the evening of 16 September brought heavy rainfall to parts of central and northern Italy. Malpensa Airport, located in the Province of Varese in the Lombardy Region, recorded as much as 87 mm in under 2 hours. Some flooding was also reported in Milan, mostly in the south of the city.

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In the Atlantic Ocean: Post Tropical Cyclone Nicholas is located about 40 mi…60 km wsw of Alexandria Louisiana and about 105 mi…165 km sse of Shreveport Louisiana with maximum sustained winds…15 mph…30 km/h. Present movement…n or 350 degrees at 7 mph…11 km/h.

In the northwest Pacific Ocean: Tropical Storm 19w (Chanthu), located approximately 31 nm northwest of Sasebo, Japan, is tracking east-northeastward at 15 knots.

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Malaysia – Severe flooding swept through parts of Sabah State in Malaysia after heavy rain on 15 September. The rain is also thought to have been the cause of a landslide where 3 people died. The streets of the state capital Kota Kinabalu were under flood water over 1.5 metres deep. Meanwhile the heavy rain is thought to have been the cause of a landslide in Penampang District which destroyed at least 1 building. A mother and 2 young children tragically lost their lives in the incident. Three other victims including two children survived.

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In the Atlantic Ocean: Post Tropical Cyclone Nicholas is located about 140 mi…230 km sse of Alexandria Louisiana and about 60 mi…95 km sse of Lafayette Louisiana with maximum sustained winds…25 mph…35 km/h. Present movement…n or 360 degrees at 2 mph…4 km/h.

In the northwest Pacific Ocean: Tropical Storm 19w (Chanthu), located approximately 249 nm west-southwest of Sasebo, Japan, is tracking north-northeastward at 07 knots.

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Guatemala – Disaster authorities in Guatemala report floods and landslides in areas of San Marcos, Sololá, Guatemala and Santa Rosa Departments following heavy rainfall over the last few days. Two people have lost their lives and several houses and two bridges were damaged or destroyed. A total of 11,799 people were affected by the incidents and 23 evacuated. In San Marcos, 2 bridges were destroyed in Tajumulco, while landslides damaged 4 roads in Sibinal.

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In the Atlantic Ocean: Tropical Depression Nicholas is located about 15 mi…25 km nne of Port Arthur Texas and about 35 mi…60 km w of Lake Charles Louisiana with maximum sustained winds…30 mph…45 km/h. Present movement…e or 90 degrees at 3 mph…6 km/h.

In the northwest Pacific Ocean: Tropical Storm 19w (Chanthu), located approximately 249 nm southwest of Sasebo, Japan, is tracking east-southeastward at 04 knots.

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France – Torrential rainfall of 244 mm in just 3 hours caused flooding in parts of Gard Department in southern France on 14 September 2021. Dozens of people were rescued and one person is reported missing. The equivalent of more than two months of rain fell on the south and west of the department in a few hours early on 15 September, in particular areas around Nîmes. As much as 244 mm of rain fell in Saint-Dionisy in 3 hours.

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In the Atlantic Ocean: Tropical Storm Nicholas is located about 30 mi…50 km ssw of Houston Texas and about 35 mi…55 km nnw of Freeport Texas with maximum sustained winds…70 mph…110 km/h. Present movement…nne or 25 degrees at 9 mph…15 km/h.

In the northwest Pacific Ocean: Typhoon 19w (Chanthu), located approximately 310 nm west-southwest of Sasebo, Japan, is tracking southeastward at 07 knots.

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India – Severe flooding in the state of Gujarat on the western coast of India has affected over 1.6 million people according to disaster authorities in the country. Some areas of the state recorded more than 500 mm of rain in 24 hours. Flooding over the last few days has affected 1,660,254 people across 44 villages in the districts of Rajkot, Jamnagar, Porbandar, Valsad and Junagadh. Evacuations have been carried out and 72 evacuation centres set up to house almost 7,000 displaced residents. Dozens of roads have been closed due to floods and rain, including the State Highway-15 and National Highway-01.

Nigeria – At least 4 people lost their lives after flash floods swept through areas of Abuja and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) of Nigeria. Flooding struck after hours of heavy rain on 12 September 2021. Severe flooding affected areas on the southern outskirts of the city, in particular Trademoore, Light Gold, Wisdom and Lugbe. 4 people lost their lives and 26 vehicles were swept away, damaged or destroyed. A total of 166 houses were damaged.

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In the Atlantic Ocean: Tropical Storm Nicholas is located about 45 mi…75 km se of mouth of the Rio Grande and about 200 mi…325 km s of Port O’Connor Texas with maximum sustained winds…60 mph…95 km/h. Present movement…nnw or 345 degrees at 14 mph…22 km/h

In the northwest Pacific Ocean: Tropical depression (ts) 18w (Conson), located approximately 59 nm southeast of Da Nang, Vietnam, is tracking northwesttward at 01 knot.

Typhoon 19w (Chanthu), located approximately 102 east-southeast of Shanghai, China, is tracking northward at 17 knots.

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Vietnam – Storm Conson brought torrential rain to parts of Vietnam from 10 September, triggering flash floods which resulted in 2 fatalities and hundreds of homes damaged. In a period from 10 to early 13 September, Storm Conson dumped 908 mm of rain in Binh Tan, Quang Ngai Province. The worst of the flooding was in Quang Ngai, where 775 houses were damaged.

Pakistan – At least 20 people have died after torrential monsoon rains and mudslides hit areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province in northwestern Pakistan early from 08 September 2021. Meanwhile disaster authorities in the country report that over 160 people have now died in rain-related incidents since the start of this year’s monsoon. In Torghar district, 13 bodies have been recovered from the debris of a mudslide which swept away two houses and damaged several others.

Guinea – At least 5 people have died and thousands left homeless after heavy rain and floods caused severe damage in areas of Guinea from late August. Heavy rain fell over most of the country from 30 to 31 August, causing flooding in the prefectures of Siguiri, Guéckédou, and in the capital Conakry. Almost 70,000 people from around 10,000 households have been affected.

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In the northwest Pacific Ocean: Tropical depression (ts) 18w (Conson), located approximately 67 nm southeast of Da Nang, Vietnam, is tracking easttward at 01 knot.

Typhoon 19w (Chanthu), located approximately 44 east of Taipei, Taiwan, is tracking northward at 14 knots.

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Italy – A destructive tornado in the Italian island of Pantelleria has claimed lives of two people and injured nine others.

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In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Tropical Depression 15e (Olaf), located approximately 523 nm south-southeast of San Diego, is tracking westward at 05 knots.

In the northwest Pacific Ocean: Tropical storm (ts) 18w (Conson), located approximately 73 nm east-southeast of Da Nang, Vietnam, is tracking west-southwestward at 08 knots.

Super Typhoon 19w (Chanthu), located approximately 240 south of Taipei, Taiwan, is tracking north-northwestward at 08 knots.

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In the Atlantic Ocean: Hurricane Larry is located about 410 mi…660 km nne of Bermuda and about 765 mi…1230 km sw of Cape Race Newfoundland with maximum sustained winds…85 mph…140 km/h. Present movement…nne or 15 degrees at 26 mph…43 km/h.

In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Hurricane 15e (Olaf), located approximately 664 nm southeast of San Diego, is tracking northwestward at 11 knots.

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In the northwest Pacific Ocean: Tropical storm (ts) 18w (Conson), located approximately 215 nm east of Da Nang, Vietnam, is tracking westward at 08 knots.

Super Typhoon 19w (Chanthu), located approximately 445 south-southeast of Taipei, Taiwan, is tracking northwestward at 10 knots.

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Colombia – Flooding along rivers in northern Colombia has affected over 50,000 people, mostly in the La Mojana Region in the departments of Bolivar, Sucre, Antioquia and Cordoba. Wide areas of crops have been damaged and thousands of livestock relocated.

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In the Atlantic Ocean: Hurricane Larry is located about 240 mi…385 km ese of Bermuda with maximum sustained winds…100 mph…155 km/h. Present movement…nnw or 330 degrees at 16 mph…26 km/h.

Tropical Depression Mindy is located about 80 mi…125 km sse of Valdosta Georgia and about 150 mi…240 km sw of Savannah Georgia with maximum sustained winds…35 mph…55 km/h . Pesent movement…ne or 55 degrees at 20 mph…31 km/h.

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In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Tropical Storm 15e (Olaf), located approximately 900 nm southeast of San Diego, is tracking north-northwestward at 05 knots.

In the northwest Pacific Ocean: Tropical storm (ts) 18w (Conson), located approximately 241 nm west-northwest of Manila, Philippines, is tracking west-northwestward at 14 knots.

Super Typhoon 19w (Chanthu), located approximately 365 east of Manila, Philippines, is tracking west-northwestward at 09 knots.

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Sudan – Floods have caused what local authorities described as ‘catastrophic devastation’ in White Nile state, and extra boats have been deployed on the river to evacuate people who have been stranded by floodwater since the beginning of the week. Official sources say that the main stream of the Nile at Atbara has risen since yesterday, but is still almost a metre below 2020 flood levels. More than 1,800 families, estimated at 15,000 people, in 53 villages, have been affected by floods in El Jebelein locality in White Nile state.

France – Nearly two months of rain fell in just a few hours in Lot-et-Garonne Department in southwestern France late on 08 September 2021. Streets of the city of Agen were inundated with over 2 metres of water, according to the city government. Areas of nearby Boé, Nérac and Marmande were also affected and several roads in the area closed. In Boé, part of the roof of a supermarket collapsed under the weight of the rain.

Philippines – Tropical Cyclone Conson (local name Jolina), brought strong winds and heavy rainfall to parts of the Philippines after making its first landfall in Hernani, Eastern Samar on 06 September 2021. Twelve fishermen are missing in roughs seas off the coast of the province of Antique. The storm affected a total of 12,213 people from 2,753 families across the provinces of Albay, Antique, Eastern Samar, Leyte, Masbate, Negros Occidental, Samar and Sorsogon.

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In the Atlantic Ocean: Hurricane Larry is located about 605 mi…970 km se of Bermuda with maximum sustained winds…115 mph…185 km/h. Present movement…nw or 325 degrees at 10 mph…17 km/h.

In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Tropical depression 15e (fifteen), located approximately 1021 nm southeast of San Diego, is tracking north-northwestward at 03 knots.

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In the northwest Pacific Ocean: Tropical storm (ts) 18w (Conson), located approximately 32 nm south-southwest of Manila, Philippines, is tracking northwestward at 07 knots.

Super Typhoon 19w (Chanthu), located approximately 683 south-southeast of Kadena AFB, is tracking west-southwestward at 10 knots.

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Mexico – Further flooding in central Mexico has caused the tragic deaths of at least 17 patients of a hospital in Hidalgo State. Heavy rainfall on 07 September 2021 caused the Tula and Rosas rivers to break their banks in the municipality of Tula de Allende (known as Tula) in Hidalgo State, situated about 70 km / 45 miles north of Mexico City. Flood waters swept through streets and into buildings, including the hospital of the Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS). Flooding also knocked out power in the area including the hospital which was caring for several COVID-19 patients.

Uganda – Around 270 people have been displaced from their homes after further flooding in Kasese District in Western Uganda. According to Uganda Red Cross, flooding has affected communities in Karusandara and Kanyengeya in Kasese District over the last few days. Heavy rain from 03 September 2021 caused the Nyamwamba to break its banks.

Ecuador – Three people have died and 2 are still missing after flash floods in Tungurahua Province in central Ecuador on 05 September 2021. Flooding struck in areas around Baños de Agua Santa (known as Baños) after heavy rain caused the La Estancia river to break its banks. Landslides were also reported in the area, and a bridge was severely damaged leaving around 50 people isolated in the La Estancia sector. Five people were swept away in the floods.

Nepal – Hundreds of homes were damaged and residents rescued after flash floods in areas of Kathmandu, capital of Nepal, on 06 September 2021. Meanwhile officials in the country report that over 60 people have lost their lives in flood and landslides over the last 4 weeks. Flooding began in Kathmandu after heavy rainfall late 05 to early 06 September. Some areas saw more than 120mm of rain in around 8 hours. The September average for Kathmandu is around 200 mm. Over 380 houses were damaged and more than 200 people rescued by teams from police and military across the city. No injuries or fatalities were reported.

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In the Atlantic Ocean: Hurricane Larry is located about 830 mi…1340 km se of Bermuda with maximum sustained winds…120 mph…195 km/h. Present movement…nw or 315 degrees at 10 mph…17 km/h.

In the northwest Pacific Ocean: Tropical storm (ts) 18w (Conson), located approximately 184 nm southeast of Manila, Philippines, is tracking west-northwestward at 11 knots.

Typhoon 19w (Chanthu), located approximately 764 southeast of Kadena AFB, is tracking west-northwestward at 10 knots.

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India – Heavy rain brought by a Low Pressure Area over the Bay of Bengal caused flooding in the states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh in India from 06 September 2021. As much as 390 mm of rain fell in 24 hours in Telangana. Heavy rain from the Low Pressure Area fell on ground already saturated by rainfall during the previous 6 days. Roads were swamped and traffic brought to a standstill in low-lying areas of Warangal city. Damaged roads left some rural areas isolated. According to reports, at least 3 people have lost their lives as a result of the flooding in Telangana. In separate incidents, 2 people died in Bhadradri Kothagudem district and another in Warangal district.

Mexico – Two people have died and dozens of vehicles swept away after violent flash floods in the municipality of Ecatepec in Mexico. Heavy rain fell during the afternoon of 06 September, triggering the flash floods in Ecatepec and parts of neighbouring Nezahualcóyotl. Authorities said 24 mm of rain fell in 90 minutes, mainly in the central area of ​​San Cristóbal and in the communities of the Sierra de Guadalupe. Images shared on Social Media showed mud and flood water flowing through streets, dragging along vehicles and debris in Ecatepec. Many of the main roads in the area were blocked, causing chaos for drivers.

Indonesia – At least 2 people have died and 1 is still missing after flash floods swept through a village in East Nusa Tenggara Province Indonesia on 04 September 2021. Elsewhere in the country, provinces on the island of Borneo have seen severe flooding since late August, affecting thousands of residents.

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In the Atlantic Ocean: Hurricane Larry is located about 730 mi…1175 km ene of the northern Leeward islands and about 1065 mi…1715 km se of Bermuda with maximum sustained winds…120 mph…195 km/h. Present movement…nw or 305 degrees at 12 mph…19 km/h.

In the Northwest Pacific Ocean: Tropical storm (ts) 18w (Conson), located approximately 414 nm east-southeast of Manila, Philippines, is tracking west-northwestward at 07 knots.

Tropical depression 19w (Nineteen), located approximately 270 nm north of Yap, is tracking northward at 06 knots.

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In the Atlantic Ocean: Hurricane Larry is located about 925 mi…1485 km e of the northern Leeward islands and about 1350 mi…2175 km se of Bermuda with maximum sustained winds…120 mph…195 km/h. Present movement…nw or 305 degrees at 14 mph…22 km/h.

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Colombia – One person is missing and 20 homes were destroyed after torrential rain caused flash floods in Magdalena Department in the north of Colombia. Flooding struck in the city of Santa Marta and surrounding areas after more than 75 mm of rain fell in a few hours from late 30 August 2021. According to city officials 5,223 families were affected by the severe weather, including 3,487 in the inner urban area of Santa Marta. Several water bodies around the city broke their banks, including the Manzanares and Gaira rivers in the city and the Guachaca River in Guachaca district.