Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the Northwest Pacific Ocean – Tropical storm 23w (Namtheun), located approximately 312 nm south-southwest of Minami Tori Shima, Japan, is tracking west-northwestward at 09 knots.

Tropical storm 24w (Kompasu), located approximate2ly 276 nm southeast of Hong Kong, is tracking westward at 15 knots.

In the Eastern Pacific Ocean – Hurricane 16e (Pamela), located approximately 959 nm south-southeast of San Diego, is tracking northward at 11 knots,

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China – 5 people died on 05 October 2021 after continuous rainstorms battered Shanxi Province. Since then floods and landslides have been reported in 76 districts and cities. 17,000 homes have been severely damaged or destroyed. A total of 1.76 million people have been affected, as of 10 October. Emergency management departments have distributed relief supplies including tents, bedding and clothing. The heavy rain has also caused severe damage to crops and infrastructure. Local emergency management reported around 190,000 hectares of crops have been damaged. A section railway track was washed away by floodwaters in Qixian county on 07 October.

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