Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the Atlantic Ocean: Hurricane Paulette is located about 405 mi…655 km ne of Bermuda with maximum sustained winds…105 mph…165 km/h. Present movement…ne or 45 degrees at 20 mph…31 km/h.

Hurricane Sally is located about 60 mi…100 km ese of the mouth of the Mississippi river and about 115 mi…185 km sse of Biloxi Mississippi with maximum sustained winds…85 mph…140 km/h. Present movement…wnw or 300 degrees at 2 mph…4 km/h.

Tropical Storm Vicky is located about 500 mi…800 km nw of the Cabo Verde islands with maximum sustained winds…50 mph…85 km/h. Present movement…nw or 325 degrees at 9 mph…15 km/h.

Tropical Storm Teddy is located about 1030 mi…1655 km e of the Lesser Antilles with maximum sustained winds…60 mph…95 km/h. Present movement…wnw or 295 degrees at 12 mph…19 km/h.

In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Tropical storm 16e (Karina), located approximately 815 nm south-southwest of San Diego, is tracking northwestward at 10 knots.

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Indonesia – At least 4 people have died and over 2,000 displaced after flooding in several provinces of Indonesia over the last few days. According to Indonesia’s National Board for Disaster Management (BNPB), flooding has affected the provinces of Gorontalo, West Kalimantan, Central Kalimantan and North Sumatra over the last few days.

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Cape Verde – At least one person died after heavy rainfall brought flooding to the island of Santiago in Cape Verde on 12 September. Flooding hit the country’s capital, Praia, as well as other parts of Santiago. Several major roads were blocked, and bridges, buildings and cars damaged. Damage to farmland was also reported.

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