Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the Atlantic Ocean: Tropical Storm Fred is located about 65 mi…105 km ssw of Great Inagua island and about 110 mi…175 km e of Guantanamo Cuba with maximum sustained winds…35 mph…55 km/h. Present movement…wnw or 300 degrees at 16 mph…26 km/h.

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In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Tropical depression 11e (Kevin), located approximately 648 nm south of San Diego, is tracking west-northwestward at 10 knots.

Tropical storm 12e (Linda), located approximately 1263 nm south-southeast of San Diego, is tracking west-southwestward at 04 knots.

In the northwestern Pacific Ocean: Tropical depression 16w (Sixteen), located approximately 256 nm northeast of Wotje Atoll, Marshall Islands, is tracking west-northwestward at 14 knots.

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Turkey – Severe floods and landslides have caused major damages in several provinces of Turkey‘s the Black Sea Region after heavy rain on 10 August 2021. At least one person is missing after flooding destroyed a house in Bartin Province. The heavy rain in Rize caused a landslide in Elmalı village on 10 August which left a school building precariously close to a 20 to 30 metre cliff edge. More heavy rain is forecast for the region.

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