Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

In the Northwest Pacific Ocean – Tropical storm 04w (Chaba), located approximately 201 nm south of Hong Kong, is tracking northeastward at 08 knots.

Tropical storm 05w (Aere), located approximately 379 nm south-southeast of Kadena AFB, is tracking north at 06 knots.

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Afghanistan – At least 19 people lost their lives after heavy rain caused flash flooding in the provinces of Kunar, Laghman, Nangarhar and Nuristan eastern Afghanistan. Flooding has damaged or destroyed over 350 homes in Kunar, Laghman and Nangarhar and impacted 1,288 people. Significant damage to infrastructure, including flood protection walls, irrigation systems and roads, was also reported. Over 300 people had to be rescued after flood damage isolated their communities in Kund and Dehgal areas of Chapadara district in Kunar province. Agriculture has also been negatively impacted, with crops and farmland damaged and over 11,400 livestock killed.

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