Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the Atlantic Ocean: Tropical Depression Fifteen is located about 210 mi…335 km e of the Cabo Verde islands with maximum sustained winds…35 mph…55 km/h. Present movement…nw or 325 degrees at 12 mph…19 km/h.

NewsBytes:

Japan – A massive search-and-rescue effort was underway Monday in central and northern Japan after powerful Typhoon Hagibis unleashed torrents of rain and strong winds during the weekend, killing dozens and spawning devastating flooding. The storm is being blamed for the deaths of at least 58 people, with at least 14 missing and some 200 others injured, Japanese broadcaster NHK reported. The flooding also impacted Japan’s famed bullet trains. East Japan Railway Company said that one-third of its bullet trains used on one line had been damaged by flooding.

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