Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

There are no current tropical storms.


Cambodia – Since early September, Cambodia has experienced flooding along the Mekong River Basin and around the Tonle Sap Lake, which was triggered by heavy rainfall. 238 communes in 62 districts in 10 provinces have been affected. Current reports indicate that flood waters from the Mekong River have receded in many affected areas, though flash floods have affected areas around the Tonle Sap Lake. 93,319 households affected, 11,579 households displaced and 16 persons have died.

Chicago, USA – Heavy rain overnight has left many roads across the Chicago area flooded. Flash flooding was also an issue in Skokie. A number of residential streets were underwater, but water is now receding throughout the area.