Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the Atlantic Ocean: Hurricane Ian is located about 75 mi…125 km wsw of Naples Florida and about 105 mi…165 km ssw of Punta Gorda Florida with maximum sustained winds…140 mph…220 km/h. Present movement…nne or 15 degrees at 10 mph…17 km/h.

In the Northwest Pacific Ocean: Typhoon 18w (Noru), located approximately 29 nm west of Da Nang, Vietnam, is tracking westward at 12 knots.

Typhoon 19w (Kulap), located approximately 416 nm east-southeast of Yokosuka, Japan, is tracking east-northeastward at 24 knots.

Tropical Depression 20w (Twenty), located approximately 366 nm southeast of Kadena AFB, Okinawa, Japan, is tracking north-northwestward at 14 knots.

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Mali – Overflowing rivers in Mali have caused widespread damage in Mopti Region, where the local government said one village had been completely submerged. The village of Syn, located about 15 km from Djenné, was completely submerged by river waters following the rise of the water level of the Bani river on 23 September 2022. The village of Souala was also severely affected. Around 550 homes have been damaged or destroyed, leaving hundreds of families displaced.

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