Storms and Floods

The outer bands of Tropical Storm Rafael have drenched the Caribbean’s Northern Leeward Islands, as its centre steadily moves over open ocean on a possible track toward Bermuda. A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Culebra, Vieques, U.S. Virgin Islands, British Virgin Islands, Anguilla, Barbuda, St. Kitts, Nevis, Antigua and Montserrat, Saba, St. Eustatius and St. Maartin, St. Martin, Guadeloupe and Desirade les Saintes.

Cyclone Cleopatra to bring heavy storms over northern Italy – ‘Cleopatra’, a Mediterranean cyclone, will usher autumn into Italy.

An unusually cold storm in southern Australia has dished out the first October snow in a century.