Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the Eastern North Pacific Ocean: Hurricane 04e (Bonnie), located approximately 1136 nm south-southeast of San Diego, is tracking westward at 12 knots.

In the Northwest Pacific Ocean – Tropical depression 05w (Aere), located approximately 120 nm south-southeast of Narita Airport, Japan, is tracking east-northeastward at 25 knots.

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Newsbytes:

Pakistan – Disaster authorities in the Pakistan province of Balochistan report 6 people have lost their lives after heavy rain caused damage and flooding. Raging floods swept through the streets of the provincial capital Quetta on 04 July 2022. Residents of the city and surrounding areas were left without electricity after floods and winds downed power lines. Local media said makeshift and mud houses were swept away by flooding in low-lying areas of the city. Four people died when a house collapsed in the Sariab Mills area of the city. Two other fatalities, believed to be young children, died in flood waters near a major highway.

Italy – Thunderstorms hampered Monday the search for more than a dozen hikers who remained unaccounted for a day after a huge chunk of an Alpine glacier in Italy broke off, sending an avalanche of ice, snow and rocks down the slope. Officials put the known death toll at seven. 14 people remained unaccounted for by Monday afternoon: 10 Italians, three from Czechia and one from Austria.

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