Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:
In the Atlantic Ocean: Tropical Storm Kirk is located about 75 mi…120 km wsw of St. Lucia and about 125 mi…200 km ssw of Martinique with maximum sustained winds…50 mph…85 km/h. Present movement…wsw or 240 degrees at 12 mph…19 km/h.
In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Hurricane Rosa is located about 605 mi…975 km sw of the southern tip of Baja California with maximum sustained winds…145 mph…230 km/h. Present movement…w or 265 degrees at 9 mph…15 km/h.
In the Western Pacific Ocean: Typhoon 28w (Trami), located approximately 234 nm south of Kadena AFB, Japan, is tracking northwestward at 06 knot.
Tropical depression (td) 30w (Thirty), located approximately 531 southeast of Anderson AFB, Japan, is tracking westward at 18 knots.
In the Southern Hemisphere: Tropical cyclone (tc) 02p (Liua), located approximately 514 nm northwest of Port Vila, Vanuatu, is tracking westward at 06 knots.
Nigeria – Nearly 200 people have died in flooding caused by heavy seasonal rains across 12 states in Nigeria. The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said on Thursday that 199 people were killed after the main Niger and Benue rivers burst their banks.A national disaster was declared in several central and southern states. More than 286 000 people have been left homeless.
Connecticut, USA – South Connecticut was hit by flash floods with some areas seeing more than six inches of rain. Some roads were completely impassable following the downpour and fire departments warned motorists to avoid driving.