Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the Atlantic Ocean: Hurricane Leslie is located about 505 mi…810 km ese of Bermuda with maximum sustained winds…75 mph…120 km/h. Present movement…stationary.

In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Hurricane Sergio is located about 855 mi…1380 km ssw of the southern tip of Baja California with maximum sustained winds…115 mph…185 km/h. Present movement…wnw or 300 degrees at 12 mph…19 km/h.

In the Western Pacific Ocean: Super Typhoon 30w (Kong-Rey), located approximately 351 nm south-southeast of Kadena AFB, Okinawa, Japan, is tracking northwestward at 08 knots.

In the Central Pacific Ocean: Hurricane Walaka is located about 100 mi…165 km nnw of Johnston island about 465 mi…750 km ssw of French Frigate Shoals with maximum sustained winds…130 mph…215 km/h. Present movement…n or 5 degrees at 13 mph…20 km/h.


Arizona, USA – Heavy rain from the remnants of Tropical Storm Rosa soaked the Southwest on Tuesday, and about 10 million people remained at risk of flooding. The Phoenix area saw widespread rain Tuesday morning, leading to flooded roads and commuting headaches. The storm drenched northwestern Mexico on Monday, claiming at least one victim. A woman was swept away by floodwaters and drowned in the city of Caborca, Sonora, on the Sea of Cortez. As of Tuesday morning, the center of what was left of Rosa was about 300 miles southwest of Phoenix. With winds of about 30 mph, the system was no longer tracked by the National Hurricane Center.


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