Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:
In the North Indian Ocean: Tropical cyclone (tc) 02a (Mekunu), located approximately 83 nm south-southeast of Salalah, Oman, is tracking north-northwestward at 06 knots.
In the North Atlantic Ocean: A broad surface low centered over the southeastern Yucatan Peninsula continues to develop along Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula with a 70% chance of tropical cyclone formation.
Sri Lanka – Monsoon rains have caused flooding across much of Sri Lanka, leading to the deaths of at least 13 people and displacement of more than 400,000 others. A number of major rivers to burst their banks affecting more than 120,000 people in half of the country’s 25 districts. The military has been deployed to help.