Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:
In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Tropical Depression Henriette is located about 360 mi…580 km wsw of the southern tip of Baja California with maximum sustained winds…30 mph…45 km/h. Present movement…wnw or 290 degrees at 13 mph…20 km/h.
In the Western Pacific Ocean: Tropical Storm 11w (Krosa) is located approximately 422 nm south-southeast of Iwakuni, Japan, is tracking west-northwestward at 06 knots.
Myanmar – Burmese troops have been deployed to flood-hit parts of Myanmar to help with relief efforts after rising flood waters have left thousands stranded, mostly in the southern parts of the country. The death toll from the landslide has jumped to 51. This year’s monsoonal floods have tested the government’s ability to respond after a the fatal landslides on Friday in southeastern Mon state. That was then followed up with deluges that submerged houses, displacing thousands. Floodwaters have submerged more than 4,000 houses in the state and displaced more than 25,000 residents who have sought shelter in monasteries and pagodas.