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Archive for August 4th, 2015

Earth’s Most Violent Storm of the Year Powers across Pacific

Posted by feww on August 4, 2015

Super Typhoon SOUDELOR blasts through Saipan, targeting Taiwan, China

On August 04 at 15:00UTC Super Typhoon SOUDELOR was located near 19.0N, 136.8E[JTWC and other models] packing maximum sustained winds ≥ 260 km/hr (≥140 kt), with gusts of up to 320 km/hr (∼173kt).

The Super Typhoon has tracked westward [280 degrees] at about 20 km/hr over the past six hours.

SOUDELOR is currently generating significant wave height in excess of 16 meters.



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Floods Severely Affect 8 Million People across India

Posted by feww on August 4, 2015

Extreme Rain Events, flooding and landslides kill hundreds, affect more than 8 million others across India

The worst affected areas are the eastern state of West Bengal, neighboring Odisha, as well as the western states of Gujarat and Rajasthan, and the northeastern state of Manipur, officials have said.

Cyclone KOMEN, tracking across the Bay of Bengal, has brought heavy rains to the states of West Bengal and Odisha, submerging hundreds of villages and leaving more than 150,000 people homeless, according to local reports.

Mayhem in Myanmar

Meanwhile, heavy monsoon rains have left scores of people dead and affected up to a third of a million others across 12 of Myanmar’s 14 states and regions.

“About 850,600 acres (344,493 hectares) of farmlands were submerged, of which Rakhine state suffered the most with over 260, 000 acres (105,300 hectares), an official of the Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation told Xinhua.

“Most of the country’s major rivers have reached or above their danger levels, said the Meteorology and Hydrology Department,” said a report.

Floods and landslides triggered by extreme rain events since June have impacted large portions of the country, destroying homes, businesses, and farms as well as much of the public infrastructure.

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