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Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the Southern Hemisphere: Tropical cyclone (tc) 21s (Veronica), located approximately 231 nm east-northeast of Learmonth, Australia, is tracking south-southeastward at 04 knots.

Tropical cyclone 22s (Joaninha), located approximately 311 nm northeast of Port Louis, Mauritius, is tracking northward at 02 knots.

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Mozambique – Update – Mozambique reported scores more deaths on Saturday from a cyclone and floods around southern Africa that have killed at least 732 people and left thousands in desperate need of help, many on rooftops and trees. Cyclone Idai lashed the Mozambican port city of Beira with wind s of up to 170 kilometres per hour (105 miles per hour) last week, then moved inland to Zimbabwe and Malawi, swamping populations and devastating homes. In all three countries, survivors have been digging through rubble to search for victims, and scrambling for shelter, food and water, while governments and aid agencies rush in help.

Illinois, USA – Floods hit hundreds of homes, businesses in northern Illinois. Emergency responders continue to monitor flooding in Winnebago and Stephenson counties as river levels slowly recede and the recovery process begins. The Rock River was at moderate flood stage Friday afternoon in Rockton and Machesney Park after cresting above major flood stage levels on Monday. Flooding affected 502 homes and businesses in Winnebago County and 316 of them are in Machesney Park.

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In the Western Pacific: Tropical Storm 36w (Pabuk), located approximately 245 nm east-southeast of Port Blair, Andaman, is tracking westward at 08 knots.

In the Southern Hemisphere: Tropical cyclone (tc) 08p (Penny), located approximately 499 nm east of Cairns, Australia, is tracking westward at 05 knots.

Tropical cyclone 09p (Mona), located approximately 194 nm south-southeast of Suva, Fiji, is tracking southeastward at 12 knots.

In the Southern Hemisphere: Tropical depression 01w (One), located approximately 182 nm east-southeast of Majuro, is tracking northwestward at 08 knots.

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Thailand – Floods and blackouts caused by Tropical Storm Pabuk left nearly 30,000 people in evacuation shelters across southern Thailand Saturday, as relieved tourists stranded on islands further north were spared the worst and began to plot routes home. Pabuk, a once in three-decade weather system, packed winds of up to 75 kilometres (45 miles) an hour and brought heavy rains and storm surges as it lashed the entire south of the kingdom on Friday, downing power cables and causing widespread flooding.

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In the Western Pacific: Tropical Storm 36w (Pabuk), located approximately 514 nm west-west of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, is tracking northwestward at 06 knots.

In the Southern Hemisphere: Tropical cyclone (tc) 08p (Penny), located approximately 580 nm east of Cairns, Australia, is tracking east-northeastward at 03 knots.

Tropical cyclone 09p (Mona), located approximately 278 nm north-northwest of Suva, Fiji, is tracking southeastward at 04 knots.

In the Southern Hemisphere: Tropical depression 01w (One), located approximately 84 nm east of Mili, is tracking northwestward at 08 knots.

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Solomon Islands – For two weeks, much of the country has been drenched by heavy rain that’s caused flooding and landslides across the country. Two people have died and as many as 22,000 have had their homes or food crops destroyed. In several provinces, rivers have burst their banks and swept through villages. Flood water has contaminated drinking water and destroyed crops. Strong winds blew off rooftops and flattened homes. Landslides have cut access to roads in some districts.

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In the Western Pacific: Tropical Storm 36w (Pabuk), located approximately 388 nm west-southwest of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, is tracking westward at 11 knots.

In the Southern Hemisphere: Tropical cyclone (tc) 08p (Penny), located approximately 594 nm east of Cairns, Australia, is tracking southeastward at 03 knots.

Tropical cyclone 09p (Mona), located approximately 264 nm north-northwest of Suva, Fiji, is tracking northwestward at 08 knots.

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Denmark – During the passing of Storm Alfrida over Denmark these past two days, its potent winds were of secondary concern to some citizens. The low pressure system also led to significant flooding, particularly in the southern part of the country, where water levels in some areas reached 1.7 metres above normal. Bagenkop on the island of Langeland saw the highest water level increase at 1.72 metres – a level that has only been reached once in the town since registrations began in 1976 – while a number of areas saw water levels reach 20-year highs.

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In the Western Pacific: Tropical Storm 36w (Pabuk), located approximately 301 nm south-southwest of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, is tracking northwestward at 09 knots.

In the Southern Hemisphere: Tropical cyclone (tc) 08p (Penny), located approximately 470 nm east-northeast of Cairns, Australia, is tracking east-southeastward at 15 knots.

Tropical cyclone 09p (Mona), located approximately 330 nm north of Suva, Fiji, is tracking southward at 12 knots.

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In the Western Pacific: Tropical Storm 36w (Pabuk), located approximately 306 nm south-southeast of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, is tracking westward at 05 knots.

In the Southern Hemisphere: Tropical cyclone (tc) 08p (Penny), located approximately 334 nm north of Cairns, Australia, is tracking eastward at 17 knots.

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In the Western Pacific: Tropical depression 36w (Thirty-six), located approximately 354 nm southeast of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, is tracking southwestward at 08 knots.

In the Southern Hemisphere: Tropical cyclone (tc) 08p (Penny), located approximately 328 nm northwest of Cairns, Australia, is tracking eastward at 08 knots.

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In the Atlantic Ocean: Hurricane Oscar is located about 470 mi…755 km ese of Bermuda with maximum sustained winds…105 mph…165 km/h. Present movement…n or 10 degrees at 13 mph…20 km/h.

In the Western Pacific Ocean: Typhoon (ts) 31w (Yutu), located approximately 144 nm north-northwest of Manila, Philippines, is tracking westward at 15 knots.

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Venice, Italy – Venice was inundated by an exceptional high tide Monday, putting three-quarters of the famed Italian lagoon city under water as large swathes of the rest of Italy experienced flooding and heavy winds that toppled trees and other objects, killing six people.

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Vietnam – The annual flooding in the Mekong Delta has damaged more than 2,000ha of rice this year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s Directorate of Water Resources. More than 1,270ha of the crop in An Giang Province, 316ha in Kiên Giang and 182ha in Đồng Tháp were totally destroyed while 265ha in Đồng Tháp and 24ha in Long An were damaged. Most of the destroyed and damaged fields are in areas without embankments while the rest were damaged because their embankments were broken or too low. High tides too have been affecting agricultural production in the region, especially in Bến Tre and Sóc Trăng provinces and Cần Thơ City.

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In the Atlantic Ocean: Hurricane Oscar is located about 620 mi…1000 km se of Bermuda and about 620 mi…995 km nne of the northern Leeward islands with maximum sustained winds…80 mph…130 km/h. Present movement…w or 270 degrees at 12 mph…19 km/h.

In the Western Pacific Ocean: Typhoon (ts) 31w (Yutu), located approximately 281 nm east-northeast of Manila, Philippines, is tracking westward at 09 knots.

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Malaysia – Ninety minutes of heavy rainfall this morning caused flash floods at the Penang International Airport affecting departures and flooding the parking area.

Uganda – Following torrential rains that hit the Rwenzori Mountains, Kasese was inundated by flooding which claimed the life of one person and affected more than 8 000 people.

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In the Atlantic Ocean: Tropical Storm Oscar is located about 895 mi…1440 km ese of Bermuda and about 820 mi…1320 km ne of the northern Leeward islands with maximum sustained winds…65 mph…100 km/h. Present movement…sw or 235 degrees at 15 mph…24 km/h.

In the Western Pacific Ocean: Super Typhoon (ts) 31w (Yutu), located approximately 501 nm east-northeast of Manila, Philippines, is tracking westward at 10 knots.

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Sudan – One man died and five others were wounded in major floods that have ravaged parts of Port Sudan, capital of Red Sea state. The torrential rains and ensuing floods that started on Wednesday evening are still continuing and affecting life in a number of places in Red Sea state. A young man drowned in the eastern part of Port Sudan. Five others sustained injuries when they attempted to cross streets in the city and were swept away by floods.

UAE – Dubai: The road to Jebel Jais was closed on Sunday due to heavy rain and unstable weather, while the Ras Al Khaimah Police announces drivers urged to be cautious when driving in rainy weather and avoid valleys. This morning, water was seen gushing through the wadis in Jebel Jais and also causing some flooding on the roads.

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In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Tropical Storm Aletta is located about 565 mi…905 km ssw of the southern tip of Baja California with maximum sustained winds…50 mph…85 km/h. Present movement…w or 280 degrees at 6 mph…9 km/h.

Tropical Storm Bud is located about 305 mi…490 km ssw of Zihuatanejo Mexico and about 525 mi…845 km sse of Cabo Corrientes Mexico with maximum sustained winds…50 mph…85 km/h. Present movement…nw or 310 degrees at 9 mph…15 km/h.

In the Western Pacific Ocean: Tropical storm 06w (Maliksi), located approximately 231 nm east of Kadena AFB, Okinawa, Japan, is tracking northeastward at 18 knots.

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India – Death Toll Rises – A series of powerful super storms that tore through India this week have killed 143 people, as officials warned on Friday the death toll could rise with more extreme weather expected. A deadly dust storm claimed 121 lives in Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand and Punjab, while an electric storm, in which lightning struck an estimate 40 000 times, left 21 people dead in the country’s south. Thousands of people in Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan had their homes destroyed by the freak storm, which was packing winds of up to 130km/h. A total of 76 people were killed in Uttar Pradesh, India’s most populous province, the state disaster management department said, with Agra district one of the worst hit areas, with at least 43 people killed.

British Columbia, Canada – Rivers and creeks continue to swell across B.C. as emergency officials warn flooding conditions could worsen next week. As of Thursday, 12 evacuation orders and 11 evacuation alerts were in place across the province. In the small recreational community of Tulameen, about 26 kilometres northwest of the town of Princeton, residents have been asked to be ready to leave on short notice.

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In the western Pacific: Tropical depression (td) 03w (Jelawat), located approximately 131 nm southwest of Yap, Fsm, is tracking west-northwestward at 12 knots.

In the southern hemisphere: Tropical cyclone 17p (Iris), located approximately 531 nm west-northwest of Noumea, New Caledonia, is tracking southward at 10 knots.

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Australia – Flooding rain from ex-cyclone Nora has sparked more than 100 calls for help in far north Queensland. Low lying parts of Cairns have flooded, and in the tourist town of Port Douglas, water has crept up to the doors of some holiday apartments. Landslides and debris also closed roads in the region, including the Captain Cook Highway north of Cairns. In just a few hours, 130mm of rain fell in some locations, with the wild weather caused by the low pressure system that was Cyclone Nora, hundreds of kilometres to the west.

Malaysia – An unexpected heavy downpour caused flash floods to hit the Sebauh district in northern Sarawak on Sunday morning. The floods, which rose to as high as one metre, inundated SK Ulu Segan and its surrounding villages.

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In the western Pacific: Tropical depression (td) 03w (Three), located approximately 227 nm southeast of Yap, Fsm, is tracking west-northwestward at 10 knots.

In the southern hemisphere: Tropical cyclone 17p (Iris), located approximately 572 nm west-northwest of Port Vila, Vanuatu, is tracking south-southwestward at 06 knots.

Tropical cyclone (tc) 16p (Nora), located approximately 213 nm west of Cairns, Australia, is tracking southward at 13 knots.

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