Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:
In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Tropical Storm Alvin is located about 555 mi…890 km ssw of the southern tip of Baja California with maximum sustained winds…60 mph…95 km/h. Present movement…wnw or 300 degrees at 13 mph…20 km/h.
Mali – Recent heavy rains in the Mopti region of Mali have caused floods, aggravating the already precarious situation of the 50,254 internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the region. Humanitarian assistance is on its way to help the most vulnerable households. The heavy rains have also destroyed the tents that sheltered 304 IDPs at the Koro and Bankass IDP sites in Mopti, Soukoura.