Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the Atlantic Ocean: Tropical Storm Debby is located about 1020 mi…1640 km wnw of the Azores with maximum sustained winds…45 mph…75 km/h. Present movement…ne or 55 degrees at 17 mph…28 km/h.

In the Western Pacific Ocean: Tropical Storm (ts) 17w (Shanshan), located approximately 120 nm north-northeast of Narita Airport, Japan, is tracking north-northeastward at 12 knots.

Tropical storm (ts) 18w (Yagi), located approximately 458 nm southeast of Kadena AFB, is tracking southwestward at 07 knots.

In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Hurricane Hector is located about 325 mi…525 km s of Honolulu Hawaii and about 730 mi…1170 km e of Johnston Island with maximum sustained winds…115 mph…185 km/h. Present movement…w or 270 degrees at 16 mph…26 km/h.

Tropical Storm John is located about 385 mi…620 km w of the southern tip of Baja California with maximum sustained winds…70 mph…110 km/h. Present movement…nw or 305 degrees at 16 mph…26 km/h.

Tropical Storm Kristy is located about 1405 mi…2255 km wsw of the southern tip of Baja California with maximum sustained winds…50 mph…85 km/h. Present movement…nnw or 345 degrees at 6 mph…9 km/h.


Turkey – Torrential rains have caused massive flooding and landslides in the northern and southern regions of Turkey, particularly hitting the Black Sea region where at least four bridges collapsed and hundreds of people were rescued after being stuck in their homes or cars.

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Toronto, Canada – Widespread flooding has been reported in the downtown core and in North York as up to 100 mm of rain fell on Tuesday night. Power outages have also been reported across the city.

Baltimore, Maryland, USA – Heavy rain from a slow-moving storm flooded roads and neighborhoods in eastern Baltimore County early Tuesday evening. Numerous houses were also flooded.

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