Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:
There are no current tropical storms.
Hawaii – A record 28 inches of rain has fallen on Kauai, Hawaii causing flash flooding and landslides leading the U.S. Army and National Guard to airlift over 220 people to safety on Monday after the rains subsided. According to AccuWeather, dozens of people were briefly stranded without food at a Red Cross shelter on Sunday due to flooding. Several homes and roads have been completely destroyed. Most of the rain fell in just 24 hours from 2 a.m. Saturday to 2 a.m. Sunday, leading water levels to rise 5-8 feet above the average level along the north shore of the island.
Montana, USA – Runoff from a winter that approached or exceeded record snowfall across much of Montana is washing out roads, flooding fields and spilling rivers and streams over their banks much of the northern part of the state.
Southeast USA – A mid-April storm that pushed across the U.S. created a tornado in North Carolina that killed a person, caused widespread power outages in North and South Carolina and caused flooding emergencies in West Virginia and Kentucky.
Spain – Abandoned animals drowned after a nearby river burst its banks in Zaragoza, a province in the northeast of Spain. Animal rights activists found pugs and cows trapped in their pens trying to escape the flooding. Despite Government warnings, the farmers evacuated leaving their animals trapped when the floods came.