Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the Atlantic Ocean: Tropical Storm Debby is located about 1175 mi…1890 km wnw of the Azores with maximum sustained winds…45 mph…75 km/h. Present movement…nne or 15 degrees at 9 mph…15 km/h.

In the Western Pacific Ocean: Typhoon (ts) 17w (Shanshan), located approximately 120 nm southeast of Yokosuka, Japan, is tracking northwestward at 06 knots.

Tropical storm (ts) 18w (Yagi), located approximately 521 nm southeast of Kadena AFB, is tracking east-northeastward at 09 knots.

In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Hurricane Hector is located about 290 mi…470 km se of Hilo Hawaii about 500 mi…800 km se of Honolulu Hawaii with maximum sustained winds…125 mph…205 km/h. Present movement…w or 275 degrees at 16 mph…26 km/h.

Hurricane John is located about 230 mi…365 km ssw of the southern tip of Baja California with maximum sustained winds…100 mph…155 km/h. Present movement…nnw or 330 degrees at 13 mph…20 km/h.

Tropical Storm Kristy is located about 1355 mi…2180 km wsw of the southern tip of Baja California with maximum sustained winds…45 mph…75 km/h. Present movement…wnw or 285 degrees at 8 mph…13 km/h.

NewsBytes:

Thailand – As people in Phetchaburi brace for devastating floods tonight at around 10pm, after a massive volume of water was released from a major dam to the Phetchaburi River, residents were using sandbags and even cement to wall off the front of their homes and businesses Monday so as not to be inundated.

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