Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Tropical depression 03e (Celia), located approximately 1066 nm south-southeast of San Diego, is tracking west-northwestward at 09 knots.

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China – The Pearl River Delta in Southern China has risen to its highest level in almost a century. Hundreds of thousands of people have been evacuated from the worst hit parts of this region which includes the Guangdong Province, a manufacturing and logistics hub that is home to China’s tech capital Shenzhen. China’s ministry of water resources on Wednesday placed its highest flood alert on the Pearl River basin, saying water levels at one location “surpassed historical records” and that the provincial capital Guangzhou would be impacted.

India – Heavy rainfall in Indian-administered Kashmir has triggered landslides and flash flooding. With roads blocked and cars stranded, rescue teams have begun moving people from low-lying areas to safer locations. The region’s largest river has breached its danger mark and flood warnings have been issued for the capital, Srinagar.

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