Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the Atlantic Ocean: Tropical Depression Eleven is located about 415 mi…670 km ene of the Windward islands with maximum sustained winds…30 mph…45 km/h. Present movement…nw or 315 degrees at 6 mph…9 km/h.

Tropical Storm Kirk is located about 465 mi…745 km ssw of the southernmost Cabo Verde islands with maximum sustained winds…40 mph…65 km/h. Present movement…w or 280 degrees at 18 mph…30 km/h.

In the Western Pacific Ocean: Typhoon 28w (Trami), located approximately 660 nm southeast of Kedena AFB, Japan, is tracking west-northwestward at 09 knots.


Texas, USA – A record-setting rainfall drenched the Dallas-Fort Worth area throughout Friday night, flooding dozens of homes. The heaviest rain was in the southeast and eastern portions of Tarrant County, with a few pockets in the east getting as much as 8 inches of rain, said meteorologist Tom Bradshaw with the National Weather Service in Fort Worth. Throughout the rest of the county, widespread rain dropped 3 to 5 inches of water. Heavy rainfall and flash flooding was also reported foreparts of Oklahoma.

East coast, USA – At least 44 people have died since hurricane Florence slammed the coast last week. While the rain has subsided, some rivers are still rising, and North and South Carolina officials warn the flooding danger is far from over.


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