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India – More than 20 people have died in landslides and flooding after days of heavy rain in the state of Kerala, southwestern India. All 14 districts in the state have been affected as of 17 October. A total of 5,223 people have been displaced and moved to 163 temporary relief camps. Emergency teams have rescued more than 800 people. As of 17 October, 23 fatalities were reported including 22 in landslides and 1 in flash floods. Massive landslides struck in Kuttickal and Mundakkayam in Kottayam District and Kokkayar in Idukki District.

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In the Northwest Pacific Ocean – Tropical storm 23w (Namtheun), located approximately 931 nm north of Wake Island, is tracking north-northeastward at 11 knots.

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In the Northwest Pacific Ocean – Typhoon 23w (Namtheun), located approximately 694 nm north of Wake Island, is tracking north-northeastward at 16 knots.

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In the Northwest Pacific Ocean – Tropical storm 23w (Namtheun), located approximately 430 nm east-northeast of Minami Tori Shima, Japan, is tracking east-northeastward at 16 knots.

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La Niña – A La Nina pattern has developed and will likely impact U.S. weather conditions for the entire winter with above-average precipitation across the northern Midwest, the northern Rockies, Northern California, and the Pacific Northwest’s southern and eastern regions. Meanwhile, precipitation in the southwestern and southeastern states, as well as Southern California, is below average. La Niña results in wetter-than-normal conditions in Southern Africa from December to February, and drier-than-normal conditions over equatorial East Africa over the same period. During a time of La Niña, drought plagues the coastal regions of Peru and Chile. From December to February, northern Brazil is wetter than normal.

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In the Northwest Pacific Ocean – Tropical depression 23w (Namtheun), located approximately 175 nm east of Minami Tori Shima, Japan, is tracking east-northeastward at 09 knots.

Tropical depression 24w (Kompasu), located approximately 101 nm south-southeast of Hanoi, Vietnam, is tracking west-northwestward at 08 knots.

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In the Northwest Pacific Ocean – Tropical depression 23w (Namtheun), located approximately 123 nm southwest of Minami Tori Shima, Japan, is tracking north-northeastward at 10 knots.

Tropical storm 24w (Kompasu), located approximate2ly 291 nm east-southeast of Hanoi, Vietnam, is tracking westward at 19 knots.

In the Eastern Pacific Ocean – Hurricane 16e (Pamela), located approximately 784 nm southeast of San Diego, is tracking northeastward at 09 knots,

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Philippines – At least 13 people have lost their lives and 9 are missing after Topical Storm Kompasu passed over northern Philippines bringing heavy rain and strong winds. Six people lost their lives in landslides in Benguet province and 5 people died in flash floods in Palawan Province. Fifty-five houses have been destroyed and 54 severely damaged. Roads in 108 locations and 21 bridges were also damaged. At one point power was cut in 58 cities or municipalities. 6 500 people have been evacuated.

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In the Northwest Pacific Ocean – Tropical storm 23w (Namtheun), located approximately 312 nm south-southwest of Minami Tori Shima, Japan, is tracking west-northwestward at 09 knots.

Tropical storm 24w (Kompasu), located approximate2ly 276 nm southeast of Hong Kong, is tracking westward at 15 knots.

In the Eastern Pacific Ocean – Hurricane 16e (Pamela), located approximately 959 nm south-southeast of San Diego, is tracking northward at 11 knots,

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China – 5 people died on 05 October 2021 after continuous rainstorms battered Shanxi Province. Since then floods and landslides have been reported in 76 districts and cities. 17,000 homes have been severely damaged or destroyed. A total of 1.76 million people have been affected, as of 10 October. Emergency management departments have distributed relief supplies including tents, bedding and clothing. The heavy rain has also caused severe damage to crops and infrastructure. Local emergency management reported around 190,000 hectares of crops have been damaged. A section railway track was washed away by floodwaters in Qixian county on 07 October.

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In the Northwest Pacific Ocean – Tropical storm 23w (Namtheun), located approximately 352 nm south-southeast of Minami Tori Shima, Japan, is tracking west-northwestward at 15 knots.

Tropical storm 24w (Kompasu), located approximate285 nm north-northeast of Manila, Philippines, is tracking westward at 10 knots.

In the Eastern Pacific Ocean – Tropical storm 16e (Pamela), located approximately 1137 nm south-southeast of San Diego, is tracking west-northwestward at 08 knots,

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In the Northwest Pacific Ocean – Tropical depression 22w (Lionrock), located approximately 41 nm east-southeast of Hanoi, Vietnam, is tracking west-northwestward at 08 knots.++

Tropical storm 23w (Namtheun), located approximately 420 nm west-southwest of Wake island, is tracking westward at 07 knots.

Tropical storm 24w (Kompasu), located approximately 434 nm east-northeast of Manila, Philippines, is tracking north-northwestward at 09 knots.

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In the Northwest Pacific Ocean – Tropical storm 22w (Lionrock), located approximately 206 nm east-southeast of Hanoi, Vietnam, is tracking west-northwestward at 04 knots.

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In the Northwest Pacific Ocean – Tropical storm 22w (Lionrock), located approximately 310 nm east-southeast of Hanoi, Vietnam, is tracking northwestward at 06 knots.

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Alabama, USA – According to National Weather Service (NWS) Birmingham, Alabama, several waves of slow-moving, intense storms brought estimated rain rates as high as 4-5 inches (100 to 130 mm) per hour late on 06 October 2021. As of 07 October, the hardest hit areas were in Jefferson and Shelby counties in central Alabama, Marshall county in the north, and Escambia and Baldwin counties in the south. Two people lost their lives in separate incidents as a result of flooding in Marshall County in northern Alabama.

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In the Northwest Pacific Ocean – Tropical depression 22w (Twenty-two), located approximately 372 nm southeast of Hanoi, Vietnam, is tracking northwestward at 09 knots.

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Mexico – Flooding in the state of Querétaro, Mexico has left homes damaged and hundreds of people displaced. At least 4 people have lost their lives in what is the second spate of severe flooding in the state in the last 2 weeks. Flooding began after heavy rain on 01 October 2021. Authorities reported several rivers broke their banks, including the San Juan and Querétaro. High dam levels prompted authorities to open flood gates which has prolonged the flooding in some areas. Local media reported 3,500 homes and other buildings were damaged, some of them severely. State authorities said full damage assessments are yet to be completed. Local media also reported 2,440 people had evacuated their homes.

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Indonesia – Four people have lost their lives after landslides and floods struck in South Sulawesi Province of Indonesia. Meanwhile heavy rain has caused flooding and landslides across parts of Kalimantan, Borneo Island, forcing hundreds of people to flee their homes. Heavy rains triggered the overflow of the Batusitanduk River, causing flash floods in ​​Luwu Regency, South Sulawesi Province on 03 October 2021. The rain also caused several landslides in the area. Heavy rainfall on 04 October caused the Kandilo and Sakerau rivear to overflow in Paser Regency, East Kalimantan. Around 230 homes were damaged and 450 people were displaced by flooding in the districts of Long Ikis, Muara Komam and Batu Sopang. Flood water was over 1.5 metres deep in some areas. public buildings and schools were also damaged. Flooding also occurred in Lamandau Regency, Central Kalimantan Province, damaging 200 homes and affecting 477 people from 5 villages.

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In the Atlantic Ocean: Sam has transitioned to a powerful post-tropical cyclone over the far north Atlantic between Newfoundland and Iceland. There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.

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Italy – Staggering amounts of rain fell in northern Italy on 04 October 2021, causing floods and landslides in Liguria and Piedmont Regions. Liguria’s environment agency reported a record 181 mm of rainfall in just 1 hour and over 900 mm in 24 hours. Severe weather was reported across northern and central areas of Italy on 04 October. Red Alerts (highest level) were issued for the regions of Liguria, Piedmont and Lombardy. The worst of the flooding struck in Liguria Region and in particular the province and city of Savona. Several rivers broke their banks in the region. The Erro flooded areas of Pontinvrea; the Bormida river overflowed in Cairo Montenotte; and the Letimbro caused flooding in the city of Savona.