Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Hurricane Barbara is located about 1255 mi…2020 km wsw of the southern tip of Baja California and about 1925 mi…3095 km e of Hilo Hawaii with maximum sustained winds…145 mph…230 km/h. Present movement…wnw or 295 degrees at 10 mph…17 km/h.

NewsBytes:

India – Heavy monsoon rains are causing wall collapses that have killed 27 people in western India even as bad weather continues to disrupt road, rail and air traffic in the financial capital Mumbai, prompting officials to shut schools and offices.

Siberia – At least 18 people have died and more than a dozen are still missing in the devastating floods that swept southeastern Siberia, Russian authorities said Tuesday. The floods that followed torrential rains affected 55 towns and villages in the Irkutsk region. Over 4,000 houses have been flooded, according to the Emergency Ministry. Officials said that 1,258 people have sought medical assistance and 191 of them have been hospitalized.

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