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Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the Western Pacific Ocean: Tropical Storm 06w (Danas), located approximately 200 nm west-southwest of Kadena AFB, is tracking northward at 18 knots.

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Canada – A band of heavy rain and thunderstorms unleashed a deluge of water onto the Greater Toronto Area Wednesday morning, flooding some roads and buildings. The high waters closed several streets throughout the region and parts of Highway 401, slowing traffic and in some cases stalling cars that tried to plow through the deep water

USA – A massive storm dropped several inches of rain across Detroit’s western suburbs Tuesday, causing some flooding. On Monday night, Erlanger and other areas of Northern Kentucky experienced heavy flooding during the storms, leading to road closures and submerged cars. In Cincinnati heavy rain, brought more flooding as Hurricane Barry remnants arrived.

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Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

In the Atlantic Ocean: Post Tropical Cyclone Barry is located about 90 mi…150 km ne of Indianapolis Indiana with maximum sustained winds…15 mph…30 km/h. Present movement…ene or 70 degrees at 22 mph…35 km/h.

In the Western Pacific Ocean: Tropical depression 06w (Danas), located approximately 504 nm south-southwest of Kadena AFB, is tracking north-northeastward at 09 knots.

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In the Western Pacific Ocean: Tropical depression 06w (Danas), located approximately 587 nm south-southwest of Kadena AFB, is tracking west-northwestward at 12 knots.

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Myanmar – Torrential monsoon rains and rising river levels have caused flooding. In Kachin State, according to the State Government, more than 6,200 people have been evacuated to 39 sites in Myitkyina, Bhamo and Shwegu townships as of 13 July. Rakhine, Chin and Mon states are also being hit by floods.

Pakistan – Heavy rains triggered flash floods in Pakistani-controlled Kashmir, leaving at least 22 people missing and feared dead. The flooding late Sunday also caused a great deal of destruction and damage in the village of Lesswa in Neelum Valley. Rescue workers had been unable to find the 22 people swept away by the waters.

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Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the Atlantic Ocean: Tropical Depression Barry is located about 80 mi…125 km wsw of Little Rock Arkansas with maximum sustained winds…25 mph…35 km/h. Present movement…n or 360 degrees at 9 mph…15 km/h.

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Hungary – Reports have emerged that devastating storm cells hit Eastern Hungary on 27 June afternoon, leaving 80 settlements affected by damages caused by strong wind and heavy rainfall. According to the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), 2,560 rooftops (160 public and 2,400 private properties) were damaged. Trees fell on electrical aerial cables and caused blackouts in 93 settlements leaving more than 50,000 households without electricity for two or more days.

Nepal – Update -Flooding and landslides triggered by heavy rainfall have killed at least 45 people in Nepal in the past few days, with more deaths reported across the Himalayan border in India, officials said Sunday. At least 31 others are missing in Nepal, either swept by swollen rivers or buried by mudslides since delayed monsoon rains began pounding the region Friday. he center said nine key highways remained blocked by floods and mudslides and attempts are underway to open them up for traffic. Among them is the East-West Highway that connects the country’s southern districts. Other roads were being cleared by thousands of police and soldiers. Continuing bad weather has grounded helicopter rescue flights. Workers were also repairing fallen communication towers to restore phone lines. Twenty-eight people have been treated for injuries and more than 1,100 others rescued from flooded areas. More than 10,000 people are estimated to have been displaced.

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Louisiana, USA – Tropical Depression Barry is still expected to bring as much as 6 to 12 inches of rain over south-central Louisiana as the slow-moving storm progresses. Areas in the Lower Mississippi Valley could see 4 to 8 inches and as much as 12 inches in some locations. More than 11 million people are under flash flood watches between the Gulf Coast and the southern midwest.

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In the Atlantic Ocean: Tropical Storm Barry is located about 80 mi…125 km sse of Shreveport Louisiana with maximum sustained winds…45 mph…75 km/h. Present movement…nnw or 335 degrees at 8 mph…13 km/h.

In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Tropical Depression Four-E is located about 455 mi…730 km sw of the southern tip of Baja California with maximum sustained winds…30 mph…45 km/h. Present movement…wnw or 285 degrees at 14 mph…22 km/h.

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India – Heavy monsoon rains in India’s northeast Assam state displaced more than a million people from their homes and flash floods killed at least 10 in the past 72 hours, state authorities said on Saturday, warning the situation could worsen in coming days. The Brahmaputra river, which flows from the Himalayas into India and then through Bangladesh, has burst its banks, swamping more than 1,800 villages in the state. Torrential rains have affected at least 25 of Assam’s 32 districts and the federal water resources body said water levels in the Brahmaputra were expected to rise, with more rains forecast over the next three days.

USA – Hurricane Barry crept onto the shores of Louisiana west of flood-weary New Orleans on Saturday, drawing cautious optimism from city residents who saw little rainfall from the storm as of evening, and from officials in western coastal parishes that were drenched and battered but had prepared for much worse. After a brief life as a Category 1 hurricane, Barry was downgraded to a tropical storm as it made landfall and continued to weaken. But the threat of flooding brought on by the storm’s incessant rain remained high, particularly in and around Baton Rouge, as the system churned north.

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Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

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In the Atlantic Ocean: Tropical Storm Barry is located about 55 mi…90 km sw of Morgan City Louisiana and about 165 mi…260 km w of the mouth of the Mississippi river with maximum sustained winds…65 mph…100 km/h. Present movement…wnw or 300 degrees at 5 mph…7 km/h.

In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Tropical Depression Four-E is located about 420 mi…680 km s of the southern tip of Baja California with maximum sustained winds…35 mph…55 km/h. Present movement…nw or 305 degrees at 15 mph…24 km/h

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Nepal – Seventeen people have been killed while seven have been missing due to floods and landslides triggered by heavy rainfall in different parts of Nepal during the past two days.

Louisiana, USA – Almost 10,000 residents in Louisiana have been given a mandatory evacuation order as Tropical Storm Barry swells the Mississippi River to historic levels. The National Hurricane Center (NHC) predicted that the storm, which is slowly approaching the Gulf Coast, could elevate river levels to the highest they have been since the year 1927. New Orleans’ Bourbon Street and Royal Street in the historic French Quarter are among the areas that have experienced significant flooding after 8 inches of rain fell during a three hour period on Wednesday.

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In the Atlantic Ocean: Tropical Storm Barry is located about 95 mi…155 km sw of the mouth of the Mississippi river and about 125 mi…205 km sse of Morgan City Louisiana with maximum sustained winds…50 mph…85 km/h. Present movement…wnw or 295 degrees at 5 mph…7 km/h.

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China – The heaviest average rainfall to lash a swathe of southern and eastern China in more than half a century brought torrential rain and floods, destroying houses, damaging crops and forcing the evacuation of nearly 80,000 people, state media said.

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA – Torrential downpours turned roads into rivers and triggered landslides on Thursday, blocking access to a hospital for several hours and forcing the evacuation of a preschool when a sinkhole opened up.

Bangladesh – The monsoon floods in Cox’s Bazar this week are threatening the already precarious existence of the refugees seeking shelter there. undreds of makeshift homes have already collapsed after landslides occurred on the muddy hillsides around the camps. About 4,000 families have been affected, many of whom have been moved to temporary shelters.

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Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

In the Atlantic Ocean: Potential Tropical Cyclone Two is located about 125 mi…200 km sse of the mouth of the Mississippi river and about 235 mi…380 km se of Morgan City Louisiana with maximum sustained winds…30 mph…45 km/h. Present movement…w or 260 degrees at 5 mph…7 km/h.

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New Orleans, USA – A storm swamped New Orleans streets and paralyzed traffic Wednesday as concerns grew that even worse weather was on the way: a possible hurricane that could strike the Gulf Coast and raise the Mississippi River to the brim of the city’s protective levees. The storm was associated with a broad area of disturbed weather in the Gulf that forecasters said was on track to strengthen into a hurricane by the weekend. Lines of thunderstorms associated with the system ranged far out in into the Gulf and battered New Orleans, where as much as 7 inches of rain fell over a three-hour period Wednesday morning.

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In the Atlantic Ocean: Potential Tropical Cyclone Two is located about 170 mi…270 km ese of the mouth of the Mississippi river with maximum sustained winds…30 mph…45 km/h. Present movement…wsw or 240 degrees at 8 mph…13 km/h.

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Spain – Firefighters in Spain have discovered the body of a driver whose car was swept away by flash flooding. The rain and hail on Monday evening led to road closures and power outages across the country, but in Tafalla in northern Spain it caused two rivers to burst their banks. In Pamplona, which is around 25 miles (40km) away, the famous annual bull run had to be suspended, as well as a bullfight.

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In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Post Tropical Cyclone Cosme is located about 710 mi…1145 km w of the southern tip of Baja California with maximum sustained winds…30 mph…45 km/h. Present movement…nw or 320 degrees at 8 mph…13 km/h.

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Washington DC, USA – Torrential morning rains unleashed chaos in Washington DC and surrounding areas on Monday, turning Metro stations into indoor showers and sending flash floods through suburban neighborhoods, where the authorities said they had mounted dozens of water rescues. As much as 3 inches of rain fell within one hour at the Reagan Airport.

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In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Tropical Storm Cosme is located about 690 mi…1110 km wsw of the southern tip of Baja California with maximum sustained winds…30 mph…45 km/h. Present movement…nw or 315 degrees at 9 mph…15 km/h.

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China – Heavy rain has wreaked havoc in Nanping city in eastern China’s Fujian province, causing massive floods, turning roads to small rivers and trapping many locals in their homes. After two hours of torrential rain on Saturday, parts of Nanping were overwhelmed by significant flooding. Video footage filmed by locals showed high, muddy water pushing down the streets, washing away vehicles and demolishing small sheds. The fast-moving floodwaters prompted a rescue operation, with some 3,000 people evacuated to safety. No casualties were reported.

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In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Post Tropical Cyclone Barbara is located about 1040 mi…1670 km e of Hilo Hawaii and about 1910 mi…3075 km w of the southern tip of Baja California with maximum sustained winds…40 mph…65 km/h. Present movement…w or 270 degrees at 17 mph…28 km/h.

Tropical Storm Cosme is located about 670 mi…1075 km sw of the southern tip of Baja California with maximum sustained winds…40 mph…65 km/h, Present movement…wnw or 300 degrees at 10 mph…17 km/h.

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In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Tropical Storm Barbara is located about 1150 mi…1850 km e of Hilo Hawaii and about 1805 mi…2905 km w of the southern tip of Baja California with maximum sustained winds…50 mph…85 km/h. Present movement…w or 270 degrees at 15 mph…24 km/h.

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In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Hurricane Barbara is located about 1475 mi…2375 km e of Hilo Hawaii and about 1510 mi…2430 km w of the southern tip of Baja California with maximum sustained winds…80 mph…130 km/h. Present movement…nw or 305 degrees at 12 mph…19 km/h.

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Japan – Heavy rain caused flooding and mudslides in southern Japan on Thursday, injuring four people, damaging dozens of homes and leaving hundreds of others without power. One person was missing and possibly was buried under the same mudslide where another had been confirmed dead earlier. The casualties occurred in the hardest-hit southern prefecture of Kagoshima. Nearly 80 houses were damaged in Kagoshima and the two other southern prefectures of Miyazaki and Kumamoto. About 1,700 houses were without power. Rainfall since the weekend has exceeded 1 meter (yard) in areas, he said, and cautioned residents against landslide risks and urged them to stay up to date with weather reports. More than 1 million residents had been advised to evacuate to shelters.

India – Eighteen people have died and six others missing after heavy rainfall caused a dam breach which flooded a village in the western Indian state of Maharashtra. Houses were swept away as flood waters engulfed Tiware Bhendwadi village. Maharashtra has seen torrential rains over the past week. Floods have also caused wall collapses in many parts of the state, causing several deaths. The state capital Mumbai was also submerged this week, causing 18 deaths and plunging the city – India’s financial capital – into chaos.

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Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Hurricane Barbara is located about 1360 mi…2190 km wsw of the southern tip of Baja California and about 1730 mi…2780 km e of Hilo Hawaii with maximum sustained winds…120 mph…195 km/h. Present movement…wnw or 300 degrees at 12 mph…19 km/h.

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In the Western Pacific Ocean: Tropical depression (td) 05w (Mun), located approximately 21 nm south-southeast of Hanoi, Vietnam, is tracking west-northwestward at 11 knots.

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