Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Tropical Storm Cristina is located about 535 mi…860 km sse of Manzanilla Mexico with maximum sustained winds…40 mph…65 km/h. Present movement…wnw or 295 degrees at 13 mph…20 km/h.

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NewsBytes:

Nepal – Flash floods triggered by heavy rainfall along the Bhotekoshi Corridor in Sindhupalchowk district in Nepal has claimed the lives of two people and left 20 other missing. The swollen Bhotekoshi river swept away more than 30 houses on Wednesday midnight.

Mongolia – 8 people died in flash floods in several parts of the country in the last few days. More heavy rain is expected. Five people died in a flash flood on 03 July 2020 in Bayandalai district (sum/soum) of Ömnögovi Province in the south of the country. On the same day, three people were killed while crossing a river on a motorcycle Erdenetsagaan, Sükhbaatar Province (aimag) in eastern Mongolia. 2,360 homes were flooded in Zuunmod in Töv Province (209 homes flooded), parts of Khövsgöl Province (253) including Murun, and Kherlen in Khentii Province (1,971). Flooding caused damage to livestock, with 7,000 animals killed in the flooding including 5,000 in Töv.

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