Storms and Floods

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In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Tropical Depression 010e (Ten), located approximately 904 nm south-southeast of San Diego, is tracking west-northwestward at 01 knot.

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Afghanistan – Over 30 people have died and many are missing after heavy rain caused flash flooding in parts of Afghanistan. Flash flooding struck in the norther Parwan Province on 13 August 2022 following heavy rainfall. Affected districts include Ghorband (also known as Syagird) and Shinwari. Flooding has also impacted areas of Logar Province in the last few days. Afghan Red Crescent reported at least 1 fatality, 3 injured and over 80 houses damaged or destroyed, along with wide areas of agricultural land.

Sudan – The number of fatalities caused by ongoing floods in Sudan has climbed steeply according to an update by Sudan Civil Defence and the United Nations. As of 13 August that 52 people have now died and another 25 have been injured since the beginning of the rainy season. As of 14 August 2022, the estimated number of people affected by heavy rains and floods since May is about 136,000 people. Torrential rains and floods destroyed about 8,900 houses and damaged another 20,600 in 12 states.

Nigeria – Officials in the state of Jigawa, northern Nigeria, report as many as 50 people have lost their lives in floods triggered by torrential rains. Severe flooding struck in several Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Jigawa after heavy rain from 01 August 2022. At least 7 people lost their lives as a result. Heavy rain and flooding has continued to affect areas of the state since then. On 14 August 2022, officials report that 50 people have now lost their lives and thousands of homes have been damaged leaving many displaced.

Mexico – At least 3 people have died after further flooding in the state of Sonora, Mexico, authorities report. Flash flooding struck in the city of Nogales, close to the border with Arizona, USA, following a storm on 13 August 2022. A total of 12 vehicles were swept away by flooding in different parts of the city, while around 7 homes suffered flood damage. Landslides were also reported in the area.

Chad – Weeks of heavy rain have caused significant damage and over 20 fatalities in different regions of Chad, including the capital N’Djamena. Since June, storms, heavy rain and flooding have affected 3,477 households (over 17,000 people) and destroyed 1,312 houses. Further more at least 22 people have lost their lives and 229 have been injured. As much as 160 mm of rain fell in 24 hours in N’Djamena on 02 August 2022. As many as 480 houses were destroyed and 789 damaged. In total 3,641 households were affected.

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In the Northwest Pacific Ocean: Tropical Depression 09w (Meari), located approximately 203 nm south-southeast of Misawa, Japan, is tracking northeastward at 25 knots.

In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Tropical Depression 010e (Ten), located approximately 900 nm south-southeast of San Diego, is tracking west-northwestward at 05 knots.

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Nevada, USA – Two people are dead after heavy rain poured into Las Vegas casinos and flooded streets Thursday night in the wettest monsoon season in a decade, according to Clark County officials.

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In the Northwest Pacific Ocean: Tropical Depression 09w (Meari), located approximately 78 nm west-southwest of Yokosuka, Japan, is tracking northeastward at 13 knots.

In the North Indian Ocean: Tropical Cyclone 03a (Three), located approximately 252 nm southwest of Karachi, Pakistan, is tracking west-southwestward at 10 knots.

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Niger – Flooding brought by seasonal heavy rains has continued to cause widespread damage in Niger, where 27 people have now died and almost 60,000 affected. Over 6,000 homes have been destroyed. Maradi, the second largest city in Niger, recorded 94 mm of rain in 24 hours to 21 July. The city of Dosso in the south-west corner of Niger saw 95 mm of rain in 24 hours to 04 August. In a report of 08 August 2022 by the United Nations, a total of 27 people have died as a result of flooding and heavy rain in Niger since the start of the rainy season.

Sudan – The rainy season continues to its toll on communities in Sudan, where over 80,000 people have now been affected and 25 have lost their lives. Around 30,000 people were affected after flooding struck in Azum and Gharb Jabal Marrah localities in Central Darfur during the first week of August 2022. As many as 5,892 houses have been destroyed.

Venezuela – Flooding has affected hundreds of people across the states of Barinas, Táchira and Miranda in Venezuela over the last few days. Dozens of families have been displaced after homes were damaged or destroyed. In Barinas state, the Socopó River broke its banks flooding wide areas of Socopó municipality from 09 August 2022. Nine homes were destroyed or severely damaged. At least 53 families have been forced to evacuate. In total around 2,300 residents have been affected. Around 140 families were affected and 28 houses damaged or destroyed after severe flooding in Capacho Viejo municipality in Táchira state, close to the border with North Santander Department of Colombia. Meanwhile around 120 homes were damaged in the municipality of Sucre, in the state of Miranda, close to Caracas, Venezuela’s capital.

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Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

In the Northwest Pacific Ocean: Tropical Depression 09w (Nine, located approximately 314 nm south-southwest of Yokosuka, Japan, is tracking northeastward at 05 knots.

In the North Indian Ocean: Tropical Cyclone 03a (Three), located approximately 199 nm south-southwest of Karachi, Pakistan, is tracking westward at 07 knots.

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In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Tropical Depression 09e (Howard), located approximately 580 nm south-southwest of San Diego, is tracking west-northwestward at 09 knots.

In the Northwest Pacific Ocean: Tropical Depression 09w (Nine, located approximately 437 nm south-southwest of Yokosuka, Japan, is tracking westward at 05 knots.

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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.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Hurricane 09e (Howard), located approximately 682 nm south of San Diego, is tracking west-northwestward at 10 knots.

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Mexico – Heavy rain over the last few days has caused flash flooding in parts of Sonora State, Mexico, where at least two people have lost their lives. 2 people died and one was rescued after a vehicle was swept away by flood waters from an overflowing stream near Hermosillo. Flooded streets in the city left several vehicles stranded. Flooding has also affected other areas of the state. Four people were rescued from flood waters in Nogales. Five people were rescued from the overflowing Cabullona River in the municipality of Agua Prieta. Civil Protection said 250 vehicles in the Cabullona Park were unable to leave due to flooding from the river. No injuries were reported and all occupants were safe.

Colombia – At least 21 buildings collapsed after flash floods in parts of Antioquia Department in Colombia. eavy rain caused the La García and La Chiquita streams to overflow in Bello municipality on 06 August 2022. As of 07 August, the mayor of the municipality said 21 buildings had collapsed or were completely destroyed. At least 500 families have been affected with many of the moved to safer areas. Around the same time flooding was also reported in Cisneros, El Santuario and Andes municipalities. Around 42 homes were damaged in Andes.

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In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Tropical Storm 09e (Howard), located approximately 875 nm south-southeast of San Diego, is tracking northwestward at 12 knots.

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Senegal – At least one person was killed and one severely wounded after torrential rain caused intense flooding in Senegal’s capital, Dakar, on Friday. Unusually heavy downpours hit the city for the second time in less than a month, sending brown, knee-deep water gushing down streets and grid-locking traffic. Flooding is a regular occurrence during this period in Dakar, but deaths are relatively rare, particularly in more well-off parts of the capital. Senegal is a semi-arid country where sandy roads and flat-roofed houses are poorly equipped for rain.

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In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Tropical depression 09e (Nine), located approximately 1101 nm south-southeast of San Diego, is tracking west-northwestward at 13 knots.

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California, USA – Flash flooding at Death Valley National Park triggered by heavy rainfall on Friday buried cars, forced officials to close all roads in and out the park and stranded about 1,000 people. The park near the California-Nevada state line received at least 4.3 centimeters of rain at the Furnace Creek area, which park officials in a statement said represented “nearly an entire year’s worth of rain in one morning.” The park’s average annual rainfall is 4.8 centimeters. About 60 vehicles were buried in debris.

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Yemen – More severe flooding has caused damage and fatalities in parts of Yemen, in particular in Hajjah and Al Jawf governorates over the last few days. Heavy rain and flooding struck in several districts of Hajjah Governorate from 03 August 2022. The city of Hajjah recorded 24.6 mm of rain in 24 hours to 03 August, 2022. Flooding and heavy rains also has caused damage and fatalities in Al Jawf Governorate. Two people died after a vehicle was swept away in Khabb wa ash Sha’af District. Six homes were destroyed and around 20 damaged in Al Hazm city. A number of other districts were also affected, with homes, crops, water wells and solar electricity systems all damaged.

Japan – Authorities issued evacuation orders to over 300,000 people in northern and central Japan after heavy rain caused flooding and mudslides. Disaster authorities reported dozens of homes have been damaged in the prefectures of Aomori, Iwate, Akita and Fukushima. Houses were also damaged in Yamagata and Niigata prefectures. A bridge in Iide, Yamagata was destroyed.

Nigeria – At least 7 people have lost their lives and hundreds of homes have been damaged or destroyed after severe flooding in parts of Jigawa State in northern Nigeria. Heavy rain from around 01 August 2022 triggered floods in several parts of Jigawa including the Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Kiri Kasamma, Dutse, Hadejia, Kafin Hausa, Guri, Auyo and Jahun. Several other people have been injured and hundreds of homes damaged or destroyed. Wide areas of farmland and crops have also suffered damage.

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In the Northwest Pacific Ocean: Tropical Depression 08w (Eight), located approximately 38 nm north of Hong Kong, is tracking west-northwestward at 10 knots.

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Sri Lanka – Heavy rain since the start of August has caused flooding and landslides in Sri Lanka. As of 03 August at least 3 people had lost their lives and 2,374 were displaced. Sri Lanka’s Department of Meteorology reported 243.2 mm of rain fell in Norton in Nuwara Eliya District in 24 hours to 02 August 2022. The following day 212 mm of rain was recorded at the weather station near the Canyon Reservoir Dam, also in Nuwara Eliya District.

The Gambia – At least 2 people have died and over 230 households have been severely affected or displaced after the heaviest rainfall in over 20 years caused flooding in parts of the Gambia from late July 2022. Affected areas include the capital Banjul and Kanifing Local Government Area, as well as the West Coast and North Bank Regions. Two people died and 1 was severely injured in storms and floods in North Bank on 30 July 2022. At least 235 households have been affected after flooding damaged homes. Some of the residents have moved to safer areas, taking refuge in public buildings. Flood survivors are in urgent need of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) services.

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In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Tropical Depression 07e (Georgette), located approximately 1226 nm southwest of San Diego, is tracking north-northeastward at 07 knots.

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In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Tropical Storm 07e (Frank), located approximately 668 nm southwest of San Diego, is tracking northwestward at 09 knots.

Tropical Depression 07e (Georgette), located approximately 1387 nm southwest of San Diego, is tracking north-northeastward at 04 knots.

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Uganda – Catastrophic flooding and landslides in the Eastern Region of Uganda have left at least 10 dead and hundreds homeless after heavy rain caused rivers to overflow. Flooding and landslides struck following heavy rain on the slopes of Mount Elgon late on 30 July 2022. Areas of Mbale, Kapchorwa and Sironko Districts in Eastern Region have all been severely affected. Houses were submerged and crops and roads wiped out.

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In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Tropical Storm 07e (Frank), located approximately 718 nm south-southwest of San Diego, is tracking northwestward at 12 knots.

Tropical Depression 07e (Georgette), located approximately 1391 nm southwest of San Diego, is tracking northwestward at 01 knot.

In the Northwest Pacific Ocean: Tropical depression 07w (Trases), located approximately 90 nm south of Kunsan AFB, South Korea, is tracking northward at 18 knots.

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Iran – At least 69 people have been killed in flooding and landslides that hit cities across Iran, Iran’s Crisis Management Organization said on Sunday. At least 45 people are still missing in Tehran and three other provinces following the recent floods, which damaged at least 20,000 residential homes. More than 20 provinces, including the Tehran province, have been affected by the floods that were caused by heavy rainfall. Several airports and main highways were closed and thousands of people evacuated.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Hurricane 07e (Frank), located approximately 866 nm south of San Diego, is tracking northwestward at 11 knots.

Tropical Storm 07e (Georgette), located approximately 1329 nm south-southwest of San Diego, is tracking westward at 08 knots.

In the Northwest Pacific Ocean: Tropical depression 06w (Songda), located approximately 206 nm southwest of Kunsan AFB, South Korea, is tracking north-northeastward at 04 knots.

In the Southern Hemisphere: Tropical cyclone 01s (One), located approximate315 nm west-southwest of Cocos Island, is tracking west-northwestward at 07 knots. This is the final warning for this system.

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