Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the Atlantic Ocean: Hurricane Iota is located about 25 mi…40 km ne of Isla de Providencia Colombia and about 170 mi…275 km se of Cabo Gracias a Dios on nic/hon border with maximum sustained winds…145 mph…230 km/h. Present movement…w or 280 degrees at 10 mph…17 km/h.

In the Southern Hemisphere: Tropical cyclone 01s (Alicia), located approximately 552 nm south of Diego Garcia, is tracking south-southwestward at 10 knots.

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Newsbytes:

Philippines – The flood situation in the northern Philippines continues to worsen after torrential rainfall brought by Typhoon Vamco, known locally as Ulysses. As of 15 November, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) reported 173 incidents of flooding and 38 incidents of landslides. Over 1.7 million people have been affected across the region. 22,756 houses have been damaged and 3,096 totally destroyed. As many as 324,617 people have been displaced from their homes and moved to 2,991 evacuation centres.

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