Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the Western Pacific Ocean: Tropical Depression 33w (Thirty-three), located approximately 427 nm northwest of Sonsorol, is tracking northwestward at 04 knots.

Tropical depression 32w (Toraji), located approximately 316 nm west-southwest of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, is tracking west-southwestward at 06 knots.

Tropical depression 34w (Thirty-four), located approximately 48 nm north of Nukuoro, is tracking westward at 09 knots.

In the Southern Hemisphere: Tropical cyclone 04s (Bouchra), located approximately 604 nm southeast of Diego Garcia, is tracking west-northwestward at 05 knots.

NewsBytes:

Uganda – Two dead bodies have been retrieved from a trench in Masese I village, Jinja Municipality after being reportedly swept away by flash floods on Saturday. Following Saturday night’s heavy downpour, several parts of Jinja became flooded and some roads impassable.

Turkey – Heavy downpours that began Saturday night in western and southwestern Turkey have caused flash floods in the Aegean resort town of Bodrum – damaging houses, businesses and dragging cars into the sea. The old town area was hit the hardest in yesterday’s floods, which came after around 200 kilograms of rainfall poured per square meter in the last 24 hours.

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