Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the Atlantic Ocean: Post Tropical Cyclone Nicholas is located about 140 mi…230 km sse of Alexandria Louisiana and about 60 mi…95 km sse of Lafayette Louisiana with maximum sustained winds…25 mph…35 km/h. Present movement…n or 360 degrees at 2 mph…4 km/h.

In the northwest Pacific Ocean: Tropical Storm 19w (Chanthu), located approximately 249 nm west-southwest of Sasebo, Japan, is tracking north-northeastward at 07 knots.

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Guatemala – Disaster authorities in Guatemala report floods and landslides in areas of San Marcos, Sololá, Guatemala and Santa Rosa Departments following heavy rainfall over the last few days. Two people have lost their lives and several houses and two bridges were damaged or destroyed. A total of 11,799 people were affected by the incidents and 23 evacuated. In San Marcos, 2 bridges were destroyed in Tajumulco, while landslides damaged 4 roads in Sibinal.

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