Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the Atlantic Ocean: Tropical Storm Eta is located about 45 mi…70 km nnw of Key West Florida and about 65 mi…100 km s of Naples Florida with maximum sustained winds…65 mph…100 km/h. Present movement…wnw or 285 degrees at 13 mph…20 km/h.

In the Western Pacific Ocean: Tropical depression 25w (Vamco), located approximately 599 nm east-southeast of Manila, Philippines, is tracking northwestward at 11 knots.

Tropical storm 24w (Etau), located approximately 293 nm southeast of Da Nang, Vietnam, is tracking westward at 13 knots

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Mexico – More heavy rain brought by Hurricane Eta has caused flooding and landslides, this time in southern parts of Mexico. In a 24 hour period to 06 November, 315mm of rain fell in Oxolotán in Tabasco State and 279.5mm in Escalón in Chiapas State, according to Mexico’s Servicio Meteorológico Nacional (SNM). In the state of Chiapas, authorities reported on 06 November that at least 19 people had died and more than 900 houses damaged. Two flood-related fatalities were also reported in Tabasco State, where around 80,000 people have been affected by the heavy rains.

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