Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the Atlantic Ocean: Subtropical Storm Leslie is located about 820 mi…1320 km ene of Bermuda and about 1345 mi…2165 km w of the Azores with maximum sustained winds…45 mph…75 km/h. Present movement…sw or 225 degrees at 7 mph…11 km/h.

The Remnants of Kirk are located about 190 mi…310 km ssw of St. Croix and about 230 mi…370 km s of San Juan Puerto Rico with maximum sustained winds…40 mph…65 km/h. Present movement…wnw or 300 degrees at 14 mph…22 km/h.

In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Hurricane Rosa is located about 545 mi…875 km ssw of Punta Eugenia Mexico and about 760 mi…1220 km ssw of San Felipe Mexico with maximum sustained winds…105 mph…165 km/h. Present movement…n or 355 degrees at 12 mph…19 km/h.

Tropical Storm Sergio is located about 345 mi…555 km ssw of Acapulco Mexico with maximum sustained winds…40 mph…65 km/h, Present movement…wnw or 285 degrees at 13 mph…20 km/h.

In the Western Pacific Ocean: Typhoon 28w (Trami), located approximately 90 nm north-northeast of Kadena AFB, Japan, is tracking northeastward at 18 knots.

Tropical storm 30w (Kong-Rey), located approximately 186 nm north of Fais, is tracking westward at 15 knots.


Vietnam – More breakthrough solutions are needed to help farmers in the Mekong Delta cope with unpredictably rising water levels, according to experts. This year, floodwaters caused by heavy rains and water of the Mekong River have been rising at alarming levels, submerging thousands of hectares of rice and crops and causing losses for farmers in Mekong Delta provinces. The water levels, which are higher than the average over the past decade, are forecast to reach warning Level 2 on the Tiền and Hậu rivers in the next few days.


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