Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the Atlantic Ocean: Remnants of Nana are located about 120 mi…195 km nw of Guatemala city Guatemala with maximum sustained winds…30 mph…45 km/h. Present movement…wsw or 250 degrees at 14 mph…22 km/h.

Tropical Depression Omar is located about 415 mi…670 km ene of Bermuda with maximum sustained winds…30 mph…45 km/h. Present movement…e or 90 degrees at 7 mph…11 km/h.

In the Western Pacific Ocean: Typhoon 11w (Haishen), located approximately 439 nm southeast of Kadena AFB, Okinawa, Japan, is tracking northwestward at 09 knots.

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Nepal – Disaster authorities in Nepal report that at least 12 people have died and 41 are missing after flooding and landslides in central Nepal. Heavy rain is thought to have triggered flash flooding and landslides that struck in Dhorpatan municipality in Baglung district on 03 September 2020. The Government of Nepal’s Nepal Disaster Risk Reduction Department said that at least 31 homes have been damaged or destroyed. Media reports suggested the number is much higher. Four people were injured.

Honduras – Hurricane Nana made landfall in Belize on 03 September 2020 after causing flooding in the Bay Islands Department of Honduras. The National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) in Belize said more than 4,000 people were moved to shelters. Nana was soon downgraded to a tropical storm as it made its way across Central America. Early on of 04 September the storm had dissipated near the Guatemala / Mexico border. However, warnings remain in place for heavy rain in Belize, Guatemala and Honduras over the coming days, with isolated rain amounts of over 300mm possible.

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