Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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Missouri, USA – Cropland in southern Boone County is filled with floodwater after a levee was breached Sunday morning. The levee, located south of Easley and north of Wilton, has a nearly 300-foot-wide break. Thousands of acres of cropland are a total loss due to the flooding. There are about eight homes impacted by the flooding. Some residents will use all-terrain vehicles or boats to leave their houses.

Hong Kong – Heavy rain brought floods to the north of Hong Kong and sparked an amber warning, as forecasters projected three days of thunderstorms for the city from Monday.

The Observatory issued the amber rainstorm warning at 5am, after which police received five reports of floods in rural areas.

China – Heavy downpours recorded in southern China in several areas of Guangdong province with more than 480mm falling in some places. Several coastal cities in southern Guangdong province including Shenzhen, Zhongshan and Zhuhai – as well as Hong Kong and Macau – experienced more than 12 hours of heavy rainfall. his resulted in severe flash flooding in the port city of Zhuhai, which recorded maximum overnight rainfall of 482.8 millimetres (19 inches) in one area.

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