Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

In the Atlantic Ocean: Post Tropical Cyclone Dorian is located about 375 mi…600 km n of Cape Race Newfoundland with maximum sustained winds…60 mph…95 km/h. Present movement…ene or 60 degrees at 24 mph…39 km/h.

Tropical Storm Gabrielle is located about 1170 mi…1885 km w of the Azores with maximum sustained winds…60 mph…95 km/h. Present movement…nne or 15 degrees at 16 mph…26 km/h.

In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Typhoon Faxai, located approximately 181 nm northeast of Yokosuka, Japan, is tracking northeastward at 16 knots.


Morocco – On Sunday, September 8, floods caused a bus connecting Casablanca and Rissani, a town in Errachidia Province, to fall off the Oued Damchan bridge. 11 people are reported to have died in the accident.

Laos – Lao officials and military personnel last week used aircraft and trucks of the Lao People’s Army to deliver emergency supplies including drinking water, food, boats, tents and household essentials to six southern provinces devastated by floods. Tropical depression Podul and other weather systems that have passed over southern and central Laos since the end of August unleashed torrential rain, causing widespread flooding in southern Lao provinces of Khammuan, Savannakhet, Attapeu, Salavan, Champasak and Sekong.

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