Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Post-Tropical Cyclone Bud is located about 150 mi…245 km sse of Guaymas Mexico and about 75 mi…120 km e of Loreto Mexico with maximum sustained winds…35 mph…55 km/h. Present movement…n or 355 degrees at 10 mph…17 km/h.

Tropical Storm Carlotta is located about 80 mi…130 km sse of Acapulco Mexico and about 70 mi…110 km wsw of Punta Maldonado Mexico with maximum sustained winds…50 mph…85 km/h. Present movement…stationary.

In the Western Pacific Ocean: Tropical Depression (td) 08w (Gaemi), located approximately 64 nm east-northeast of Kadena AFB, Okinawa, Japan is tracking eastward at 17 knots.

NewsBytes:

France – The shrine at Lourdes has been evacuated after torrential rain caused flash floods at the site. Thirteen départments in France are on orange alert for heavy rain and flooding that has caused chaos across the country. Roads have been destroyed and a train was derailed south of Paris after being hit by the landslide. There are also fears that the Tour de France will have to be re-routed due to the damage. The Lourdes shrine last flooded five years ago, when authorities had to evacuate 200 people who were camping near the site after the Gave de Pau river suddenly rose.

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