Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Tropical Depression Alvin is located about 665 mi…1075 km wsw of the southern tip of Baja California with maximum sustained winds…30 mph…45 km/h. Pesent movement…wnw or 290 degrees at 8 mph…13 km/h.

In the Western Pacific Ocean: Tropical storm 04w (Four), located approximately 417 nm north- northwest of Kayangel, is tracking west-northwestward at 06 knots.

NewsBytes:

Moscow, Russia – Heavy rains flooded the roads around Moscow’s largest airport Sheremetyevo on Friday, with the floods reaching knee-high depths and blocking cars from bringing passengers to and from its terminals.

Siberia, Russia РHundreds of people have been evacuated from the flood-hit Siberian city of Tulun as torrential rains in Russia’s Irkutsk region have killed at least two people. A day earlier, officials said that two people died in Siberia during floods caused by heavy rains and that a state of emergency had been declared. Nearly 2,800 residences, 16 roads, and 13 bridges in 27 settlements were affected by the floods.

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Gambia – On 19th June 2019, a windstorm surge hit through five (5) regions in the Upper River Region (URR) of the Gambia, namely; Jimara, Tumanna, Wuli East, Wuli West and Sandu districts as well as two districts of Central River Region (CRR) namely Upper Fulado East, Upper Fulado West and Niani, of Gambia, affecting 67 communities. The winds storm surge affected over 900 families (8,100 pax) and caused internal displacement, injuries and 4 deaths (3 in URR and 1 in CRR). The report indicates that some four (4) people have been confirmed dead as a result of the falling walls of buildings and flying iron sheets, 101 people have been injured, and over 900 houses have been damaged or destroyed – totally destroyed (500), partially destroyed (450).

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Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms

In the Atlantic Ocean:

Tropical depression Five is located about 80 mi (30 km( SE of the southernmost Cape Verde Islands, where a tropical storm warning has been issued. The depression is expected to become a tropical storm today.

In the Western Pacific:

Typhoon Utor is located approximately 157 nm westward of Hong Kong. Now weakening rapidly due to land interaction. The last advisory has been issued on this system.

Floods in Kashmir, India

Floods in Jammu and Kashmir floods have claimed the lives of at least ten people including four children. 50 people were rescued while 17 are still reported to be trapped.

A landslide near Panthal in Ramban district injured two Army men.

The floods also washed away several bridges over the Nallah Sindh in Kangan district.

NewsBytes:

Landslides and flooding in Lahore, Pakistan caused by torrential rains have claimed the lives of at least eight people and injured six.

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Flash floods in Gambia have claimed the life of a person and affected thousands of people.

The National Weather Service confirms that an EF0 tornado touched down in Stafford Township, Ocean County, New Jearsey, USA Tuesday morning. Power lines were knocked down, traffic lights knocked out and roads flooded.