Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the Atlantic Ocean: Hurricane Oscar is located about 660 mi…1060 km ene of Bermuda with maximum sustained winds…75 mph…120 km/h. Present movement…ne or 35 degrees at 22 mph…35 km/h.

In the Western Pacific Ocean: Tropical Storm (ts) 31w (Yutu), located approximately 291 nm northwest of Manila, Philippines, is tracking northwestward at 08 knots.

NewsBytes:

Italy – Violent thunderstorms, small tornadoes that blew roofs off homes, and hurricane-force winds lashed Italy from Piedmont to Sicily early this week, leaving at least 11 people dead, many more injured and firefighters and other rescue workers scrambling to respond to emergency calls. In Venice, ferocious winds drove the high tide to more than 61 inches, or 156 centimeters, above average sea level on Monday, one of the highest levels ever recorded, plunging much of the city under water. It was the highest flood in a decade in Venice, though far short of the record, more than 76 inches above level, set in November 1966.

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