Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:
In the Atlantic Ocean: Hurricane Florence is located about 405 mi…655 km s of Bermuda and about 950 mi…1530 km ese of Cape Fear North Carolina with maximum sustained winds…130 mph…215 km/h. Present movement…wnw or 290 degrees at 15 mph…24 km/h.
Hurricane Helene is located about 620 mi…995 km w of the southernmost Cabo Verde islands and about 1570 mi…2530 km ssw of the Azores with maximum sustained winds…110 mph…175 km/h. Present movement…wnw or 300 degrees at 14 mph…22 km/h.
Tropical Storm Isaac is located about 880 mi…1420 km e of the lesser Antilles with maximum sustained winds…70 mph…110 km/h. Present movement…w or 270 degrees at 14 mph…22 km/h.
In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Tropical Depression Paul is located about 845 mi…1360 km w of the southern tip of Baja California with maximum sustained winds…35 mph…55 km/h. Present movement…wnw or 295 degrees at 10 mph…17 km/h.
In the Western Pacific Ocean: Super Typhoon 26w (Mangkhut), located approximately 286 nm north-northeast of Yap, FSM, is tracking westward at 15 knots.
Tropical storm 27w (Barijat), located approximately 225 nm east-southeast of Hong Kong, is tracking westward at 08 knots.
In the Central Pacific Ocean: Tropical Storm Olivia is located about 320 mi…515 km ene of Hilo Hawaii and about 470 mi…755 km e of Honolulu Hawaii with maximum sustained winds…65 mph…100 km/h. Present movement…w or 270 degrees at 10 mph…17 km/h.
Kentucky, USA – At least two people have been reported killed and one remains missing after weekend flooding spawned by the remnants of last week’s Tropical Storm Gordon in Louisville, Kentucky.
Malaysia – Heavy rain inundated Betong town and surrounding villages in the district in southern Sarawak, flooding homes and businesses.
Virginia, USA – Multiple people were rescued in Old Town Alexandria Sunday night as the high tide and rain flooded shops and restaurants ahead of Hurricane Florence. Rescue crews headed not to the Potomac River but down the King and Union streets to bring stranded visitors to safety.