Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the Western Pacific Ocean: Tropical Storm (td) 12w (Ampil), located approximately 130 nm northwest of Kadena AFB, Okinawa, Japan, is tracking northwestward at 21 knots.

Tropical depression (td) 13w (Thirteen), located approximately 238 nm north-northwest of Manila, Philippines, is tracking east-northeastward at 13 knots.

In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Invest 90E is an area of disturbed weather in the eastern Pacific that has the potential for further tropical development.


Pakistan – Pakistani officials say the melting of a glacier has unleashed landslides and floods in the country’s northern district of Ghizer, inundating dozens of homes and displacing hundreds of people. Also Friday, two people were killed in the northwestern city of Peshawar after a roof caved in, and rains also lashed the eastern city of Lahore.

Slovakia – Tourists and local residents were forced to evacuate due to floods after hours of heavy rain in northern Slovakia and in the High Tatra mountains area, local media reported Friday. The Slovak Hydrometeorological Institute has issued a first-degree alert in connection with the heavy rainfall in northern Slovakia as well as a first-degree flood alert.

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