Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the Atlantic Ocean: Remnants of Peter are located about 260 mi…420 km nnw of San Juan Puerto Rico with maximum sustained winds…30 mph…45 km/h. Present movement…nnw or 335 degrees at 5 mph…7 km/h.

Post Tropical Cyclone Rose is located about 1300 mi…2095 km wnw of the Cabo Verde islands with maximum sustained winds…35 mph…55 km/h. Present movement…nw or 310 degrees at 10 mph…17 km/h.

Tropical Depression Eighteen is located about 1860 mi…2995 km ese of the northern Leeward islands with maximum sustained winds…35 mph…55 km/h. Present movement…w or 280 degrees at 15 mph…24 km/h.

In the Northwest Pacific Ocean: Tropical storm 21w (Dianmu), located approximately 150 nm southeast of Da Nang, Vietnam, is tracking northwestward at 13 knots.

Tropical storm 20w (Twenty), located approximately 19 nm south-southwest of Hagatna, Guam, is tracking west-northwestward at 14 knots.

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India – Days of heavy rain, rising rivers and dam releases have caused widespread flooding in the state of Odisha in eastern India, where authorities report 26 districts affected. Many parts of Odisha experienced heavy rainfall from around 13 September, brought by a Low Pressure Area over the Bay of Bengal. In a 24 hour period to 13 September, Puri recorded 343 mm of rain. The rain caused several rivers in the state to swell or break their banks. As of 19 September flooding had affected over 2.7 million people across 6,129 villages of 26 districts in Odisha.

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