Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the North Atlantic:

Hurricane Gaston is located about 575 mi…925 km E of Bermuda with maximum sustained winds…115 mph…185 km/h. Present movement…N or 360 degrees at 1 mph…2 km/h.

Tropical Depression Eight is located about 210 mi…340 km se of Cape Hatteras North Carolina with maximum sustained winds…35 mph…55 km/h. Present movement…NW or 310 degrees at 9 mph…15 km/h.

Tropical Depression Nine is located about 155 mi…245 km WSW of Key West Florida and about 95 mi…155 km WNW of Havana Cuba with maximum sustained winds…35 mph…55 km/h. Present movement…W or 275 degrees at 9 mph…15 km/h.

In the Eastern Pacific:

Hurricane Lester is located about 1290 mi…2075 km W of the southern tip of Baja California with maximum sustained winds…125 mph…205 km/h. Present movement…W or 270 degrees at 15 mph…24 km/h.

Hurricane Madeline is located about 755 mi…1220 km E of Hilo Hawaii and about 955 mi…1535 km ESE of Honolulu Hawaii with maximum sustained winds…85 mph…140 km/h. Present movement…WNW or 300 degrees at 10 mph…17 km/h.

In the Western Pacific:

Typhoon 12w (Lionrock), located approximately 241 nm southwest of Yokosuka, Japan, is tracking north-northeastward at 14 knots.

In the Central Pacific:

Invest 92C is an area of disturbed weather in the Central Pacific that has the potential for further tropical development.


India – Bihar flood situation worsens. With four more deaths, the toll in Bihar floods on Saturday increased to 153, while 12 more panchayat areas were inundated affecting a total population of 34.69 lakh in twelve districts. The four fresh deaths were reported from Bhojpur and Begusarai, each district accounted for two. Caused by a spate in Ganga, Sone, Punpun, Burhi Gandak, Ghaghra, Kosi and other rivers, the flood affected 34.69 lakh people in 2,037 villages under 565 panchayats of 74 blocks in the state.

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