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In the Eastern Pacific: Post-Tropical Cyclone Dora is located about 320 mi…515 km SW of the southern tip of Baja California with maximum sustained winds…35 mph…55 km/h. Present movement…WNW or 290 degrees at 10 mph…17 km/h.

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China – China’s flood control authority said on Tuesday that some central and southern provinces are likely to see large floods this year as downpours swell rivers. There is a possibility of flooding along the Pearl and Huaihe rivers as well as the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River. Provinces including Guangdong, Guizhou, Hubei, Hunan and Jiangxi have seen water levels in 175 rivers rise beyond their warning levels with five rivers at record-high levels. Flooding has forced more than 170,000 people to relocate in Hunan Province. In Jiangxi Province, 235,000 hectares of crops have been destroyed. More rainfall is forecast for southern and southwestern parts of the country in the next ten days, with precipitation in some regions likely to reach 300 millimeters within 24 hours.

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In the Eastern Pacific: Hurricane Dora is located about 255 mi…405 km WSW of Cabo Corrientes Mexico and about 285 mi…460 km S of the southern tip of Baja California with maximum sustained winds…80 mph…130 km/h. Present movement…WNW or 295 degrees at 12 mph…19 km/h.

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India – The flood situation in Assam worsened on Monday as four new districts were hit by floods taking the total number of flood-hit districts to eight. Over 11,700 people displaced by the floods in 126 villages, Lakhimpur worst-hit district. Heavy rain also flooded Mumbai, delayed trains caused commuter chaos.

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In the Eastern Pacific: Hurricane Dora is located about 170 mi…275 km SSW of Manzanillo Mexico and about 255 mi…415 km S of Cabo Corrientes Mexico with maximum sustained winds…80 mph…130 km/h. Present movement…WNW or 295 degrees at 13 mph…20 km/h.

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India – Flash floods and landslides, triggered by incessant rains, have continued to create havoc in the northeast, claiming several lives and displacing thousands of people besides damaging crops, properties and all means of communication. The water level in many states has reached waist level while power cuts and lack of water supply has further affected daily lives.

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In the Eastern Pacific: Tropical Storm Dora is located about 165 mi…265 km SSW of Acapulco Mexico and about 370 mi…600 km se of Manzanillo Mexico with maximum sustained winds…40 mph…65 km/h. Present movement…WNW or 300 degrees at 12 mph…19 km/h.

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Trinidad – Torrential overnight rainfall has flooded some low lying areas of south Trinidad for the second time this week. Major flooding is being reported in the villages near the rivers feeding the Guaracara river which drains an area between Tabaquite and Marabella. There are reports of at least one hundred displaced families living in Williamsville. Some people had to flee their homes during the night as the water came in. Water is also rising in low lying areas of Barrackpore.

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China – More than 120 people were buried by a landslide that caused huge rocks and a mass of earth to come crashing into their homes in a mountain village in southwestern China early Saturday. The landslide, which came from a mountain, engulfed a cluster of 62 homes and a hotel in the village of Xinmo in Mao County at about 6 a.m. Officials said one mile of road and a 1.2 mile section of river were buried in the disaster caused by heavy rains.

Michigan, USA – Excessive rainfall overnight has flooded a swath across central Lower Michigan. The heaviest rain fell in an area from Mount Pleasant to Midland to the Bay City area where over 7 inches of rain were recorded.

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Tropical storm Cindy has weakened to become a tropical low pressure system as it moved inland. Some heavy falls of rain can however, still be expected over Louisiana, USA.

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Guatemala – A landslide in the Central American nation has killed at least 12 people, with authorities fearing the death toll will rise. The mudslide on Tuesday took out a minibus carrying ten people to work in San Pedro Soloma, killing everybody on board.

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In the Atlantic Ocean: Tropical Storm Cindy is located about 40 mi…65 km NW of Lake Charles Louisiana with maximum sustained winds…40 mph…65 km/h. Present movement…N or 360 degrees at 12 mph…19 km/h.

Tropical storm Cindy moved inland near the Louisiana-Texas border on Thursday morning, bringing heavy rainfall and life-threatening conditions over the northern Gulf Coast, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said. The storm’s first fatality was reported on Wednesday, when a 10-year-old boy was struck by a log that a large wave dislodged as he stood near the shore in Fort Morgan, Alabama.

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In the Atlantic Ocean: Tropical Storm Cindy is located about 170 mi…275 km SSW of Morgan City Louisiana and about 225 mi…360 km se of Galveston Texas with maximum sustained winds…60 mph…95 km/h. Present movement…NW or 310 degrees at 8 mph…13 km/h.

The remnants of Tropical Storm Bret dissipated at 5pm AST on June 20, 2017.

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India – Heavy monsoon rain disrupted life in Tripura as over 2,000 families were displaced after their houses were inundated by the flood water, official said here on Tuesday. The heavy monsoon rainflooded the low-lying areas, roads, inhabited areas in five sub-divisions of two districts of Tripura since Sunday night.

India – Security personnel rescued over 200 persons who were marooned in parts of west Kemeng district of Arunachal Pradesh on Tuesday. They had been cut off in the mountain highways following incessant rains and landslides. One girl was killed and three persons wounded in a landslide near the State capital Itanagar. There has been a slight improvement in the flood situation in the five districts of Assam. However, displaced villagers staying in relief camps are yet to return home. The flood situation in Manipur and Mizoram has improved considerably, though the sky is still overcast. Twelve persons lost their lives in Mizoram and over 800 houses were destroyed. Meanwhile, in West Bengal, heavy rainfall and lightning have claimed at least nine lives.

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In the Atlantic Ocean: Potential Tropical Cyclone Three is located about 265 mi…430 km SSW of the mouth of the Mississippi River and about 300 mi…485 km S of Morgan City Louisiana with maximum sustained winds…40 mph…65 km/h. Present movement…NW or 315 degrees at 9 mph…15 km/h.

Tropical Storm Bret is located about 20 mi…35 km ENE of Isla Margarita with maximum sustained winds…45 mph…75 km/h. Present movement…WNW or 290 degrees at 21 mph…33 km/h.

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Myanmar – Overflowing water from the Uru River submerged low-lying areas in Phakant yesterday morning, but the flood started to recede by the afternoon. Five inches of rain fell on Saturday, causing the river to overflow its banks. The flood submerged three low-lying wards and Lonkhin village. Myoma ward, Kyaukwine was under 5 feet of water, Ngetpyawdaw ward was under about 6 feet of water, Mashi South ward road junction was under 3 feet of water, and a road linking Ayemyatha ward and Sankye village was under 6 feet of water.

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Malaysia – Hundreds of vehicles were left stranded at Batu 16 near Kampung Kundang here as roads were cut off following a flash flood this afternoon. Hundred of families are believed to have affected by the floods.

Toronto, Canada – Tornado and severe thunderstorm warnings came and went in Toronto and York Region June 17, bringing heavy rain and strong winds in some areas, and stormy weather continues to threaten York. Severe thunderstorms producing localized flooding and several brief power outages during the day.

India – Massive landslides and floods triggered by incessant rains continue leaving thousands homeless in the North East and taking the death toll to 20. On Saturday six people were killed, one missing and at least nine injured after incessant rains triggered landslides across Meghalaya, an official said.

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Bangladesh – Heavy rains have triggered a series of landslides and floods in Bangladesh and neighbouring northeast India, killing at least 156 people over two days, and officials warned on Wednesday the toll could rise. Densely populated Bangladesh is battered by storms, floods and landslides every rainy season. The latest casualties come weeks after Cyclone Mora killed at least seven people and damaged tens of thousands of homes. Landslides hit three hilly districts in Bangladesh’s southeast early on Tuesday, killing 100 people in Rangamati, 36 in Chittagong and six in Bandarban. Fresh landslides on Wednesday killed one person in the district of Khagrachari and two in the coastal town of Cox’s Bazar.

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In the western Pacific: Tropical Storm 04w (Merbok) has dissipated.

In the Eastern Pacific: The remnants of Tropical Depression Calvin may continue to bring moderate rainfall in affected areas over the next 24 hours.

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Wyoming, Nebraska, USA – Some wicked twisters churned across the High Plains on Monday evening — some doing severe damage to homes and barns. The Storm Prediction Centre received 30 tornado reports on Monday night. Based on these reports, there appear to be at least two long-track storms that produced tornadoes through southeast Wyoming and western Nebraska.

India – Eight people were killed and six went missing in floods triggered by heavy rainfall in Mizoram even as hot weather conditions prevailed in Delhi, where mercury crossed the 40 degrees Celsius mark again. Flash floods wrecked havoc at Tlabung in Mizoram’s Lunglei district, while National Highway 54, which which links the state with Assam, was cut off at different places due to landslides in many districts. As many as 350 houses have submerged since Monday in different parts of the state in the flash floods. Landslides and incessant rains have blocked several roads in Aizawl town, and power supply lines were snapped and telecommunication system was disrupted in the state capital.

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In the western Pacific: Tropical Storm 04w (Merbok), located approximately 47 nm north-northeast of Hong Kong, is tracking northward at 09 knots.

In the Eastern Pacific: Tropical Depression Calvin is located about 45 mi…70 km NNE of Puerto Angel Mexico with maximum sustained winds…30 mph…45 km/h. Present movement…WNW or 300 degrees at 6 mph…9 km/h.

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Uruguay Update – Flooding in South America has forced almost 6 000 people to flee their homes along the Uruguay River. More than 5 700 people fled their homes in Uruguay along the major waterway, as well as along some creeks flowing into it, since flooding started on May 26. The bulk of those affected are in Salto department, a mostly rural area, as well as neighbouring areas Artigas, Paysandu and Rio Negro, all on the country’s western edge.

Bangladesh – Incessant rainfall triggered by the depression formed in the Bay of Bengal has inundated huge areas in Bhola and Bandarban districts, causing immense suffering to thousands of people. In Bhola, at least 30,000 people have been marooned as tidal water broke through dykes in Monpura and Tazumuddin upazilas. The depression that developed in the Bay of Bengal couple of days ago was sweeping across Bhola as a land depression. Local sources said the Meghna and Tentulia rivers flowing across the district have turned turbulent in effect of the depression. Tidal water was flowing about three-four feet above the normal level. Detached from the mainland and having no flood protection, Kolatoli Char, Dhak Char, Char Nizam and Char Shamsuddin areas are also being inundated during the high tides following the depression. People living in these areas are facing crisis of drinking water and food.

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In the western Pacific: Tropical Storm 04w (Merbok), located approximately 72 nm south-southeast of Hong Kong, is tracking north-northwestward at 08 knots.

In the Eastern Pacific: Tropical Depression Three-E is located about 45 mi…75 km SSW of Salina Cruz Mexico with maximum sustained winds…35 mph…55 km/h. Present movement…NW or 325 degrees at 3 mph…6 km/h.

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