Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the Southern Hemisphere: Tropical cyclone 12s (Funani), located approximately 1210 nm southeast of Port Louis, Mauritius, is tracking southeastward at 20 knots.

Tropical cyclone 13s (Gelena), located approximately 403 nm east of Port Louis, Mauritius, is tracking southeastward at 14 knots.

Tropical cyclone 14p (Neil), located approximately 369 nm southwest of Niue, is tracking south-southeastward at 15 knots.


Peru/Chile – Eight people have been killed across the Pacific coast of South America after heavy rain caused flooding and landslides. Three people died in Peru when mudslides hit two towns in the southern Arequipa region. Two workers were killed 50km away when another mudslide hit a mine in the Rio Grande Municipality. In Chile, three people were killed in the northern provinces of El Loa and Antofagasta after several days of thunderstorms submerged roads, damaged homes and destroyed bridges.

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