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Archive for October 4th, 2015

Typhoon MUJIGAE Strikes South China

Posted by feww on October 4, 2015

TY 22W Lashes South China, Authorities on ‘Red Alert’

MUJIGAE made landfall near the coastal city of Zhanjiang in Guangdong province at about 14:10 local time on Sunday, said the provincial meteorological observatory, the official new agency Xinhua reported.

The typhoon, with winds gusts of up to 180 km/hr, triggered severe flooding, leaving a trail of destruction and prompting authorities to issue their highest emergency response, “red alert.”

The typhoon was forecast to track northwest at a speed of about 20 km/hr reaching the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region Sunday night, said the report.

Details of any casualties or damages were unknown, as of posting.

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Notice of Resolution: Withdrawal of SEM Support 10-04-2015

Posted by feww on October 4, 2015

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Notice of withdrawal of SEM Support for multiple areas

FIRE-EARTH Science Team has resolved to withdraw SEM Support, as of today, for the following areas:

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Deadly Floods Hit the French Riviera

Posted by feww on October 4, 2015

Dozens Dead or Missing in French Riviera Floods

Powerful rainstorms and flooding along the Cote d’Azur have killed at least 13 people and left at least 10 others missing, said local report quoting local officials.

The city of Cannes received about 60mm of rain per hour, with a total of about 220mm recorded since Saturday, while the neighboring city of Nice received an estimated tenth of its average annual rainfall over a 36-hour period.

“‘Some cars were carried off into the sea,’ said Cannes Mayor Davis Lisnard, describing water levels reaching halfway up car doors and trees left uprooted on the city’s main drag,” according to a report.

“We have rescued a lot of people, and we must now be vigilant against looting,” he added.

“Camp sites are under water, and two helicopters are circling to ensure the public’s security, as some people are stuck on the roof of their caravans,” according to the fire brigade.

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Federal Emergency Declared for South Carolina

Posted by feww on October 4, 2015

White House declares an emergency exists in the State of South Carolina

South Carolina Severe Storms and Flooding (EM-3373)

The White House has declared an emergency exists in the State of South Carolina in all 46 South Carolina counties and the Catawba Nation affected by severe storms and [historic] flooding beginning on October 1, 2015, and continuing.

Torrential rains from a another weather system have triggered severe flooding across large portions of U.S. Southeast and mid-Atlantic states.

  • At least six people have been killed in weather-related incidents.
  • Hundreds of people have been evacuated in Brunswick County, North Carolina due to flooding.
  • Flood and Flash Flood Warnings have been issued.
  • Up to 30 million Americans along the East Coast were under flood watches Saturday amid a “once in 500-year rainfall event.”
  • Charleston’s airport has so far recorded 330mm (13 inches) of rain, breaking a three-day record, NWS reported.
  • Up to 60omm of rain threatens several areas in SC.
  • Tens of thousands of residences are without power, as of posting.

Meanwhile, U.S. Coast Guard pilots continued their search for the cargo ship El Faro which went missing on Saturday, with 33 crew members on board, as Hurricane JOAQUIN moved toward Bermuda.

Potentially historic and life-threatening flooding continues across the Southeast —NOAA

The threat for widespread, catastrophic flooding will continue across parts of the Southeast through the remainder of the weekend, as tropical moisture feeding into an area of low pressure produces moderate to heavy rainfall across the region. Gusty winds are also possible, which could lead to downed power lines.

Hurricane JOAQUIN: at 11:00 PM AST Sat Oct 3
Location: 28.0°N, 68.9°W
Moving: NE at 30 km/hr
Min pressure: 944 mb
Max sustained: 210 km/hr (130 mph)

The governors of South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland and New Jersey have declared states of emergency, as of posting, mobilizing the National Guard troops to deal with potential disasters.

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