Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the Atlantic Ocean: Potential Tropical Cyclone Sixteen is located about 390 mi…630 km ssw of the mouth of the Mississippi river with maximum sustained winds…40 mph…65 km/h. Present movement…ne or 45 degrees at 14 mph…22 km/h.

In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Tropical Storm Octave is located about 1450 mi…2330 km sw of the southern tip of Baja California with maximum sustained winds…45 mph…75 km/h. Present movement…w or 270 degrees at 1 mph…2 km/h.

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In the Western Pacific Ocean : Tropical storm 21w (Neoguri), located approximately 401 nm south-southeast of Kadena AFB, Japan, is tracking northwestward at 03 knots.

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Chad and Cameroon – Heavy rains and floods this week have left at least 100,000 people homeless on both sides of the border between northern Cameroon and Chad. It’s the worst flooding in the area since 2012. the military is working to evacuate those stranded by floodwaters in Kaikai. Heavy rains have been pouring ceaselessly, destroying houses and farms in the northern Cameroon village of Kaikai over the past two weeks. Residents say the downpours caused Lake Maga and the Logone River to overflow.

Massachusetts, USA – Torrential rain and high winds pounded the Bay State overnight, leaving behind flooded streets in Worcester.

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