Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

In the West Pacific:

Tropical storm 29w (Tokage), located approximately 198 nm west-northwest of Manila, Philippines, is tracking northeastward at 05 knots.


Indonesia – Bojonegoro subdistrict’s Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPPD) reported that 96 villages in 15 districts in the area were struck by floods due to the overflow of the Bengawan Solo river with 14.82 meters of water level (flood warning) on Saturday at round 2 o’clock in the afternoon (26/11). They further estimate that the water level in Bnegawan Solo will continue to rise up to 15.30 m high due to floods in the upstream areas. This estimate means that floods will hit 146 villages in 16 districts.

Washington, USA – The National Weather Service issued a landslide warning for western Washington Saturday morning after heavy rain continued to strike the region. Rainfall in the half-inch to two-inch range has been recorded across much of western Washington since Friday. Flooding was reported Friday on the Skokomish River in Mason County, Skookumchuck River in Thurston County and the Chehalis River around Grand Mound. A flood watch continues for Lewis, Thurston, and Grays Harbor counties. It is possible that the lower reaches of the Chehalis could go above flood stage Saturday.

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