Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the Western Pacific Ocean: Tropical Storm 11w (Krosa) is located approximately 35 nm southeast of Iwakuni, Japan, is tracking northward at 15 knots.

NewsBytes:

India – More than 500 persons have died and at least are 100 missing in torrential rains and floods across India by Wednesday (August 14), stated official data. In the last one week, 91 deaths have been reported from Kerala, 54 from Karnataka, 48 from Maharashtra and eight from Odisha. Between July and the first week of August, at least 98 deaths were reported from Gujarat, 123 in Bihar and 71 in Assam. With several persons still missing, authorities fear the toll will likely go up. While the flood water is receding from most states, the India Meteorological Department has warned of heavy rainfall over the next five days in several places.

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