Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the Atlantic Ocean: Tropical Storm Nana is located about 150 mi…110 km nne of Guatemala city Guatemala with maximum sustained winds…60 mph…95 km/h. Present movement…wsw or 255 degrees at 15 mph…24 km/h.

Tropical Depression Omar is located about 310 mi…495 km nne of Bermuda with maximum sustained winds…35 mph…55 km/. Ppresent movement…e or 90 degrees at 14 mph…22 km/h.

In the Western Pacific Ocean: Typhoon 11w (Haishen), located approximately 646 nm east-southeast of Kadena AFB, Japan, is tracking northwestward at 08 knots.

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Pakistan – Further flash floods and heavy rain have affected parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province in northern Pakistan. On 28 August FloodList reported that at least 16 people had died after flash flooding and landslides in Kohistan, Swat and Shangla districts from 26 to 28 August. On 03 September, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) reported a further 30 fatalities occurred in the period 31 August to 03 September. After days of heavy rainfall.

North Korea – Typhoon Maysak brought strong winds and heavy rain as it swept across the Korean Peninsula on 03 September. In South Korea, much of the damage from Maysak was caused by strong winds. Some coastal flooding was reported in Samcheok in Gangwon. Homes were damaged or destroyed in Gangwon, Jeju, South Gyeongsang Province and Busan, according to news agency Yonhap. One person died in Busan as a result of wind damage. Around 2,400 people were evacuated and power supply disrupted to almost 300,000 households. Flights and rail travel were suspended and nearly 100 roads closed. Heavy rain from Typhoon Maysak caused flooding in eastern parts of North Korea on 03 September according to state media.

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