Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

In the Eastern Pacific: Post-Tropical Cyclone Dora is located about 320 mi…515 km SW of the southern tip of Baja California with maximum sustained winds…35 mph…55 km/h. Present movement…WNW or 290 degrees at 10 mph…17 km/h.


China – China’s flood control authority said on Tuesday that some central and southern provinces are likely to see large floods this year as downpours swell rivers. There is a possibility of flooding along the Pearl and Huaihe rivers as well as the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River. Provinces including Guangdong, Guizhou, Hubei, Hunan and Jiangxi have seen water levels in 175 rivers rise beyond their warning levels with five rivers at record-high levels. Flooding has forced more than 170,000 people to relocate in Hunan Province. In Jiangxi Province, 235,000 hectares of crops have been destroyed. More rainfall is forecast for southern and southwestern parts of the country in the next ten days, with precipitation in some regions likely to reach 300 millimeters within 24 hours.

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