Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Hurricane 09e (Howard), located approximately 571 nm south of San Diego, is tracking west-northwestward at 08 knots.

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South Korea – Torrential rain has caused flooding and landslides in South Korea where 9 people have lost their lives and 6 others are missing. The worst affected locations are the capital Seoul, the nearby port city of Incheon, surrounding areas of Gyeonggi Province and parts of Gangwon Province. Around 800 buildings have been damaged by floods, landslides or walls collapsing from the heavy rain. MOIS reported 936 people have been evacuated to safer housing. Some railway services were suspended due to flooded tracks in around 8 locations mostly in Seoul and Incheon. Roads have also been damaged or flooded.

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