Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:
In the North Atlantic Ocean: Tropical Storm Jose is located about 550 mi…885 km SSE of cape Hatteras North Carolina and about 515 mi…830 km SW of Bermuda with maximum sustained winds…80 mph…130 km/h. Present movement…NW or 305 degrees at 9 mph…15 km/h.
Tropical Depression Fourteen is located about 590 mi…950 km SSW of the Cabo Verde Islands with maximum sustained winds…35 mph…55 km/h. Present movement…W or 270 degrees at 07 mph…11 km/h.
In the Eastern Pacific: Tropical depression 15e (Fifteen), located approximately 1009 nm south-southwest of San Diego, is tracking west-southwestward at 03 knots.
Hurricane Norma is located about 60 mi…95 km E of Socorro island and about 260 mi…420 km S of Cabo San Lucas Mexico with maximum sustained winds…75 mph…120 km/h. Present movement…Stationary.
In the Western Pacific: Tropical Storm 20w (Talim), located approximately 295 nm wouth-southwest of Sasebo, Japan, is tracking east-northeastward at 08 knots.
Wales – Heavy flooding hit Ceredigion in rural Wales after torrential overnight rain. Other areas hit by flooding including areas around Lampeter, Llandysul and Newquay.
Sudan – An overflowing Nile River and heavy rains flooded the South Sudanese town of Bor this week, sweeping away homes and leaving hundreds of families without food or shelter.
Thailand – A nine-storey hotel under construction in Kathu district in Phuket collapsed during a landslide with heavy rain throughout the island province on Friday. No casualties were reported. Four other landslides hit a villa at Kalama beach, an area in front of Rimpa on Patong-Kalim beach, an area in front of Chao Por Sua shrine at Patong, and a condominium in Ratsada area of Muang district. Hours of torrential rain caused flooding in Muang, Thalang and Kathu districts, with the water 20-30cm deep.