Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

Remnants of Danielle are located about 125 mi…200 km WSW of Tuxpan Mexico with maximum sustained winds…25 mph…35 km/h. Present movement…WSW or 250 degrees at 13 mph…20 km/h.

Newsbytes:

Java, Indonesia Update – At least 35 people have now reportedly been killed by landslides and floods on Indonesia’s Java island with many others still missing.

Philippines – At least three low-lying villages in the town of Pikit, Cotabato were hit by floodwaters due to torrential rains over the province in the past days. Rivers and irrigation canals in Pikit town overflowed due to continuous rains, which caused flooding in the three villages.

China Update – At least 22 people have been killed and 3.7 million were affected by flooding and landslides in China. The country has been battling heavy rains for the past three days. The ministry of civil affairs said that about 3.7 million people in seven provinces, including Hubei and Sichuan, have been hit by flooding, landslides and mud flows since Saturday. At least 20 people have been reported missing. More than 2,400 homes were damaged and 20,900 hectares of crops were destroyed in the summer rainstorms, which were heavier than usual this year. Eight people were trapped in a flooded coal mine in the southwestern Guizhou Province, state-run Xinhua news agency reported and added that torrential rain is forecast to continue in south China over the next three days.

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