Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms

In the Eastern Pacific:

Tropical storm Gil is located about 985 mi (1585 km) SW of the southern tip of Baja, California. Gil could become a hurricane by Thursday. Not yet a threat to Hawaii.

In the Western Pacific:

Tropical storm Jebi forms in the South nChina Sea and is located approximately 567 nm southeastward of Hanoi, Vietnam. Tropical Storm Jebi is unlikely to threaten Taiwan directly.

Other News:

Floods have hit seven provinces in Thailand claiming the lives of at least three people since Monday. Around 25,000 people have been evacuated to relief camps.

Floods in Vietnam have claimed the lives of at least five people and left one other missing. The floods also injured seven others and damaged more than 200 houses.

25,000 people have been evacuated to relief camps after floods in Karen State, Myanmar. The evacuees are living in 80 different relief camps.

A team from the National Weather Service has confirmed the touchdown of a small tornado in southeast Kansas, USA this week.

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