Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:
In the Southern Hemisphere: Tropical cyclone (tc) 08p (Penny), located approximately 312 nm east-southeast of Cairns, Australia, is tracking southwestward at 06 knots.
California, USA – Flooding, mudslides and snow closed several highways in California over the weekend, with more rain and snow set to hit later in the week. These latest weather emergencies have been exacerbated by wildfires. The effects of the burning keep water from being soaked into dry ground devoid of vegetation, spurring floods and mudflows.