Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:
In the Western Pacific Ocean: Tropical Depression 33w (Thirty-three), located approximately 679 nm east=southeast of Manila, Philippines, is tracking west-northwestward at 14 knots.
In the Southern Hemisphere: Tropical cyclone 04s (Bouchra) has re-formed, located approximately 674 nm southeast of Diego Garcia, is tracking southwestward at 10 knots.
Vietnam – Flash floods and landslides have killed at least 12 people in central Vietnam as hundreds of troops were dispatched to clean up destroyed villages and washed out roads. Heavy rains have pounded the central Khanh Hoa province over the past few days as tropical depression Toraji blew in from the South China Sea, triggering landslides that wiped out houses and destroyed a small reservoir.