Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the North Atlantic:

Hurricane Otto is located about 75 mi…120 km NNW of Limon Costa Rica and about 75 mi…120 km SSE of Bluefields Nicaragua with maximum sustained winds…110 mph…175 km/h. Present movement…W or 270 degrees at 9 mph…15 km/h.

In the West Pacific:

Tropical depression 29w (Twenty-nine), located approximately 382 nm southeast of Manila, Philippines, is tracking west-northwestward at 10 knots.

Newsbytes:

New Caledonia – At least five people have been confirmed dead in New Caledonia after days of unprecedented heavy rains caused widespread flooding and landslides. The French Red Cross said the downpour triggered landslides in mountainous areas of the island territory, where another three people were missing and eight injured.

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