Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

Tropical cyclone 11p (Winston), located approximately 332 nm southwest of Pago Pago, American Samoa, is tracking east-northeastward at 11 knots.

Tropical cyclone 13s (Uriah), located approximately 682nm west-southwest of Cocos Island, Australia, is tracking southwestward at 08 knots.


Papua New Guinea – Police in Papua New Guinea have revealed a mother and her baby and a young girl died when they were buried in a landslide which hit a village in Chimbu on Friday. There were also reports at the weekend of another six deaths as a result of the floods. Eleven schools in parts of Jiwaka province remained closed because of landslides caused by flooding. The bad weather had affected more than 27,000 people.

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