Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

No current tropical storms.

NewsBytes:

Guatemala – Landslide triggered by heavy rainfall has claimed the lives of two people and left 20 others missing in a Guatemalan landfill Wednesday afternoon.

Mississippi Gulf Coast, USA – The Mississippi Gulf Coast was inundated with flood waters Thursday morning after severe weather pushed water into some homes and prompted rescues. Roadways were covered in water, and schools in Biloxi, Gulfport and Ocean Springs had to delay opening. Some areas received up to 10 inches of rain in just a few hours.

Viewer-submitted photo of severe flooding in Gulfport

Alaska – Flooding caused by an ice jam on the Yukon River near Eagle appeared to have crested overnight Wednesday — but meteorologists were monitoring the situation as well as the threat it could pose to another village downriver. An initial advisory Wednesday evening reported minor flooding along the road linking Eagle and nearby Eagle Village, as well as yards of homes along the river’s lower banks.

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