Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the western Pacific: Tropical Depression 30w (Thirty), located approximately 276 nm southeast of Yap, is tracking west-northwestward at 12 knots.

In the South Indian Ocean: Tropical cyclone 02s (Yvette), located approximately 486 nm north of Learmonth, Australia, is tracking northward at 01 knots.

Newsbytes:

Fiji – Thousands of Fijians sheltered in evacuation centres and tents on Tuesday as heavy rain and floods cut roads, covered sugarcane fields and caused landslides, said the South Pacific nation’s disaster office. Across the archipelago nation 1,716 people sought refuge in 46 evacuation centres and another 1,817 were living in tents. There are no reports of fatalities or serious injuries.

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