Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

No current tropical storms.

NewsBytes:

Singapore – Heavy rain triggered flooding in several areas of Singapore Saturday afternoon. Flash floods at Lorong Buangkok made traffic impassable.

Britain – Flooding caused by stormy weather has claimed life of an elderly man in Britain. A number of houses have been flooded as rivers burst their banks making roads impassable across the North of England, Scotland and Wales. Dozens of highways and main roads have been closed Saturday due to landslides or flooding.

India – Update – At least 383 people have died in the flooding in the South Indian states of Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh, and the union territory of Puducherry. As of Sunday morning, December 6, 2015, at least 300 people died in Tamil Nadu followed by 81 in Andhra Pradesh and two in Puducherry. Chennai was hit by heaviest rainfall in a century. Chennai received 1,049 mm of rainfall in November, the highest since receiving 1,088 mm in November 1918. At least 350,000 people have been rescued by multiple agencies which include army, police and the National Disaster Response Force.

Chennai flooding 2015

Chennai airport flood

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