Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:
In the Northwest Pacific Ocean: Tropical Storm 11w (Tokage), located approximately 530 nm east of Misawa, Japan, is tracking northeastward at 22 knots.
Tropical storm 10w (Ma-On), located approximately 230 nm west of Hong Kong, is tracking west-northwestward at 17 knots.
Indonesia – Heavy rainfall has taken its toll in western and eastern parts of Indonesia over the last few days. At least 3 people have died in floods and landslides in West Papua Province on New Guinea Island, while flooding in provinces of Sumatra Island has affected over 35,000 people.
Sudan – The death toll from ongoing floods in Sudan continues to rise as levels of the Nile have surpassed critical or flood levels over the last few days. As of 22 August 2022, the estimated number of flood-affected people is more than 146,200. Torrential rains and floods have destroyed at least 9,600 houses and damaged another 22,000 across 14 states. The government authorities reported that 79 people died and 30 people were injured since the beginning of the rainy season.
Mauretania – Heavy rainfall from late July caused severe flooding across several regions of Mauritania. Recent assessments reveal over 3,000 homes were destroyed and many others damaged. At least 14 fatalities were reported. Flooding caused extensive material damage, destroying 3,817 houses. In total 4,351 households, or 28,926 people, were affected. IFRC also reported the deaths of 14 people, most of them children.