UK SEVERE WEATHER and FLOOD WARNINGS – Updated 21 Feb 2015 2333z (GMT/UTC)

==UK== Met Office: Met Office Weather Warnings for mobile Highlands & Eilean Siar Yellow Warning Strathclyde Yellow Warning East Midlands Yellow Warning Northern Ireland Yellow Warning Grampian Yellow Warning North West England Yellow Warning Yorkshire & Humber Yellow Warning Orkney & Shetland Yellow Warning Dumfries, Galloway, Lothian & Borders Yellow Warning North East England Yellow … Continue reading

Australia (QLD): Tropical Cyclone Marcia 13P 20/2000 EST nr 24.3S 150.9E, moving SSE at 18 km/h – BoM – Updated 200215 1238z (GMT/UTC)

Tropical Cyclone Marcia 13P Warning zone: Rockhampton to Double Island Point, extending inland to Biloela, Monto, and Mundubbera Watch zone: None. Cyclone Marcia downgraded to Intensity Category 1, moving south-southeast over the southern Capricornia. – BoM AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING CENTRE BRISBANE TROPICAL CYCLONE FORECAST TRACK MAP Tropical Cyclone Marcia Issued at 7:51 pm EST Friday … Continue reading

Australia (NT): Ex-Tropical Cyclone ‎LAM 12P has been downgraded to a tropical low. – BoM – Updated 200215 1140z (GMT/UTC)

Ex-Tropical Cyclone LAM 12P Ex-Cyclone Lam has been downgraded to a tropical low. Heavy rain continues over central Top End. – BoM NT AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING CENTRE DARWIN TROPICAL CYCLONE FORECAST TRACK MAP Ex-Tropical Cyclone Lam Issued at 4:48 pm CST Friday 20 February 2015. Refer to Tropical Cyclone Advice Number 67 Community Threat Warning … Continue reading

Switzerland: Two trains have collided in Rafz injuring up to 50 people – Published 200215 0900z (GMT/UTC)

Early report: Two trains slammed into each other in the Swiss town of Rafz north of Zurich early on Friday, leaving passengers injured and train carriages upturned, police and media said. “There was an accident this morning, it’s serious, there are injured,” a police spokeswoman, without providing other details. The collision occurred at the train … Continue reading

Mediterranean: Major ‪rescue op: 1,000 migrants in 10 vessels in difficulty between island of Lampedusa & Libya’s coast – 130 saved so far – Published 150215 2330z (GMT/UTC)

15 February 2015 Last updated at 19:41 (GMT/UTC) Bid to save at least 1,000 migrants in Mediterranean The Italian coastguard is conducting a major rescue operation to try to save more than 1,000 migrants in difficulty on the Mediterranean Sea. Search teams have helped get at least 130 people to safety so far and are … Continue reading

Madagascar/Indian Ocean: Tropical Cyclone Fundi 11S 08/2100Z POSITION nr 33.4S 43.8E, moving SW at 25 knots (JTWC) – Updated 080215 2220z

Tropical Cyclone Fundi 11S RSMC LA REUNION Bulletin du 08 février à 22H18 locales: Il n’y a pas d’alerte en cours à La Réunion, et aucune menace cyclonique n’est envisagée pour les prochaines 72 heures. ************************************************** Nature du système dépressionnaire tropical présent sur le Sud-Ouest de l’Océan Indien. TEMPETE TROPICALE MODEREE FUNDI. Pression estimée au … Continue reading

Pacific Ocean: Tropical Storm 1502/ 02W HIGOS 072100Z POSITION nr 11.8N 157.6E, moving N at 6 knots (JTWC) – Published 070215 2150z

Tropical Storm HIGOS (1502, 02W) TS 1502 (HIGOS) Issued at 18:55 UTC, 7 February 2015 <Analyses at 07/18 UTC> Scale – Intensity – Center position N11°25′(11.4°) E157°25′(157.4°) Direction and speed of movement N 10km/h(6kt) Central pressure 1000hPa Maximum wind speed near the center 18m/s(35kt) Maximum wind gust speed 25m/s(50kt) Area of 30kt winds or more … Continue reading

New Caledonia/ Pacific Ocean: Severe Tropical Cyclone Ola 09F /10P 011200Z near 21.1S 162.1E, moving S at 7 knots (RSMC NADI) – Updated 010215 1836z (GMT/UTC)

Severe Tropical Cyclone Ola 09F /10P Category Cyclone 3 (mean winds 64-85 knots with a central pressure 970-945 hPa) – RSMC Nadi (Equivalent to CATEGORY 1 Hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale) RSMC Nadi Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre TROPICAL CYCLONE FORECAST TRACK MAP Severe Tropical Cyclone OLA Tropical Cyclone Warning Number 44 issued 1327 UTC Sunday 1 February … Continue reading

UK: Cliff rescue at Sewerby, East Yorkshire, after 17 yr old tried to rescue dog over cliff edge – Published 300115 1827z

Friday, 30 January 2015 YOUTH RESCUED FROM CLIFFS AT SEWERBY, EAST YORKSHIRE A seventeen year old who went after his dog after it had gone over a cliff edge had to be rescued himself. Humber Maritime Rescue Co-ordination Centre received a 999 call from the youth’s mother at 3.15pm on 29th January to say he … Continue reading

South Indian Ocean: Very Intense Tropical cyclone EUNICE (8 & 09s) 300600Z near 18.4S / 68.0E, moving SSE at 8 knots (RSMC La Reunion) – Published 300115 0800z (GMT/UTC)

Very Intense Tropical Cyclone Eunice (8)(09S) (Equivalent to CATEGORY 5 Hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale) Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC)   Google Earth Graphic Overlay   WTXS32 PGTW 300300 MSGID/GENADMIN/JOINT TYPHOON WRNCEN PEARL HARBOR HI// SUBJ/TROPICAL CYCLONE 09S (EUNICE) WARNING NR 006// RMKS/ 1. TROPICAL CYCLONE 09S (EUNICE) WARNING NR 006 01 ACTIVE … Continue reading

UK: Searchers for missing trawler Z85 Morgenster in English Channel find bodies – Published 290115 1900z (GMT/UTC)

Friday, 30 January 2015 UPDATE ON SEARCH FOR OVERDUE FISHING VESSEL The Search and Rescue operation looking for the missing fishing vessel which had been fishing in the Dover Strait is being co-ordinated by the French coast guard as it is now in their territorial waters. Dover Coastguard was initially alerted to the missing vessel … Continue reading

UK: 5 fishermen rescued off the Hebredies after their boat Iuda Naofa sank – Published 200115 1815z (GMT/UTC)

The Coastguard was notified of a fishing vessel in distress just before 11am this morning. The Iuda Naofa, a 23m Irish fishing vessel, was taking on water 48 miles north of the Butt of Lewis. The Coastguard Rescue helicopter was requested to attend the scene and drop a salvage pump onto the Iuda Naofa to … Continue reading

Australia (WA): Tropical Low moving off W Kimberley coast unlikely to develop into a tropical cyclone (TCWC Perth) – Published 190115 1123z (GMT/UTC)

Tropical Low The weak tropical low is moving off the west Kimberley coast, but conditions are not favourable for development. There is only a slight chance that it will develop into a tropical cyclone (TCWC Perth) AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING CENTRE PERTH TROPICAL CYCLONE FORECAST TRACK MAP Tropical Low Issued at 5:43 pm WST Monday … Continue reading

Philippines: 19/1000 (PhT) LOW (LPA) formerly “#Mekkhala/ #Amang” 16.8˚N, 122.7˚E – PAGASA – Updated 190115 0930z (GMT/UTC)

LOW PRESSURE AREA formerly 01W Mekkhala/ Amang TD Issued at 18:40 UTC, 18 January 2015 <Analyses at 18/18 UTC> Scale – Intensity – TD Center position N16°00′(16.0°) E122°00′(122.0°) Direction and speed of movement NW 20km/h(10kt) Central pressure 1004hPa PAGASA-DOST Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration FOR: LOW PRESSURE AREA (FORMERLY “AMANG”) ISSUED AT: 10:30 … Continue reading

Mauritius/La Reunion: Tropical Storm CHEDZA 06S 181200Z: 22.9 S / 52.3 E, moving SE 8 at knots(RSMC La Réunion) – Updated 180115 1520z (GMT/UTC)

TROPICAL STORM CHEDZA 06 ….. HEAVY RAIN OVER MAURITIUS AND LA REUNION ISLANDS. – RSMC LA REUNION 2015/01/18 AT 1200 UTC RSMC LA REUNION Bulletin Réunion JOURNEE DU DIMANCHE 18 La Tempête tropicale CHEDZA était située à 16h à 360km a l Ouest-Sud-ouest des côtes réunionnaises et se déplace vers le sud-est à 15km/h. Vigilance houle … Continue reading

Indian Ocean: Intense Tropical Cyclone Bansi 05S 161200Z POSITION nr 21.6 S / 66.4 E, moving SE 16 knots ((RSMC La Réunion) – Updated 160115 1453z (GMT/UTC)

Intense Tropical Cyclone Bansi 05S (Equivalent to CATEGORY 4 Hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale) RSMC LA REUNION KML Google Earth WTIO31 FMEE 161237 CMRS / CENTRE DES CYCLONES TROPICAUX DE LA REUNION BULLETIN D’ANALYSE ET DE PREVISION CYCLONIQUE (SUD-OUEST OCEAN INDIEN) 0.A NUMERO DU BULLETIN : 28/5/20142015 1.A CYCLONE TROPICAL INTENSE 5 (BANSI) … Continue reading

Wales: Major fire at Indian Restaurant, Monk Street, Abergavenny. Person jumps from window – Published 030115 0922z (GMT/UTC)

Jennie Griffiths @GriffithsJECtrl (Head of South Wales Fire and Rescue Service Fire Control and Designate Head of Fire Controls at the Joint Emergency Centre SWP HQ Bridgend:) “At 03.26 a 999 call was received to a flat on fire with persons reported as trapped on Monk Street. Abergavenny crews responded Update Abergavenny: at 03.34 on … Continue reading

Java Sea: AirAsia flight QZ8501 from Indonesia to Singapore – Two big objects found. Total bodies recovered is 30. – Updated 030115 0710z (GMT/UTC)

 UPDATE: Published on Jan 3, 2015 11:34 AM PANGKALAN BUN/JAKARTA – Two big objects were found in the search for Indonesia AirAsia flight QZ8501 on Saturday, as indonesia’s transport ministry said the plane was flying on an unauthorised schedule when it disappeared. The airline was not permitted to fly the Surabaya-Singapore route on Sundays and … Continue reading

Philippines: Tropical Storm 23W Jangmi/ Seniang 300900Z 10.0N 121.5E, moving W 15km/h(9kt) – Published 301214 1115z (GMT/UTC)

Tropical Storm Jangmi TS 1423 (JANGMI) Issued at 09:45 UTC, 30 December 2014 <Analyses at 30/09 UTC> Scale – Intensity – Center position N10°00′(10.0°) E121°30′(121.5°) Direction and speed of movement W 15km/h(9kt) Central pressure 998hPa Maximum wind speed near the center 18m/s(35kt) Maximum wind gust speed 25m/s(50kt) Area of 30kt winds or more ALL170km(90NM) <Forecast … Continue reading

South Indian Ocean: Severe Tropical Cyclone 04S Kate 280900Z POSITION near 13.8S 92.3E, moving SW at 04 Knots (JTWC) – Updated 281214 0955z (GMT/UTC)

Tropical Cyclone 04S Kate (Equivalent to CATEGORY 2 Hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale) Tropical Cyclone Warning Center Jakarta IDJ21030 BADAN METEOROLOGI KLIMATOLOGI DAN GEOFISIKA Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre (TCWC) Jakarta BULETIN INFORMASI SIKLON TROPIS Dikeluarkan oleh TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING CENTRE JAKARTA Pada: 08:08 WIB 28/12/2014 Siklon Tropis KATE Kondisi tanggal 28/12/2014 pukul 07:00 … Continue reading

UK SEVERE WEATHER and FLOOD WARNINGS – Updated 27 Dec 2014 1433z (GMT/UTC)

Updated here: https://goatysnews.wordpress.com/2015/01/08/uk-severe-weather-and-flood-warnings-updated-08-jan-2015-1203z-gmtutc/ Do not use any information on this site for life or death decisions. All information is intended as supplementary to official sources. Kindly refer to your country’s official weather agency/government website for local warnings, advisories and bulletins.

Indonesia: 18 Bodies found, 9 ID’ed, 100 missing in Java after major landslide – Published 131214 1152z (GMT/UTC)

12 dead, nearly 100 missing in Indonesian landslide – Official AFP | Updated: December 13, 2014 (First published on: December 13, 2014 14:00 MYT) JAKARTA: A landslide triggered by torrential downpours has killed at least 12 people and left nearly 100 others missing on Indonesia’s main island of Java, an official said Saturday.Hundreds of rescuers … Continue reading

South Indian Ocean: Tropical Cyclone 03S BAKUNG 122100Z POSITION nr 10.3S 91.0E, moving WSW at 8knots (JTWC) – Updated 121214 2123z (GMT/UTC)

TROPICAL CYCLONE 03S BAKUNG (Warning: Images not updating despite being correct on edit, click on most images to go to source. Check comments for interim updates,) Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC)     Google Earth Graphic Overlay   WTXS31 PGTW 122100 MSGID/GENADMIN/JOINT TYPHOON WRNCEN PEARL HARBOR HI// SUBJ/TROPICAL CYCLONE 03S (BAKUNG) WARNING NR 003// RMKS/ 1. … Continue reading

UK SEVERE WEATHER and FLOOD WARNINGS – Updated 11 Dec 2014 1343z (GMT/UTC)

Updated here:  https://goatysnews.wordpress.com/2014/12/26/uk-severe-weather-and-flood-warnings-updated-26-dec-2014-0830z-gmtutc/ Do not use any information on this site for life or death decisions. All information is intended as supplementary to official sources. Kindly refer to your country’s official weather agency/government website for local warnings, advisories and bulletins.

Nepal: At least 35 killed, 54 injured in bus accidents in Western Region & Bheri Zone – Published 081214 1010z (GMT/UTC)

Accident 1 The death toll in Surkhet accident where a bus veered off the road at Pokharikanda-9, on the Karnali Highway has reached 18. Police said that 14 persons died on the spot while four others breathed their last while receiving treatment. The ill-fated bus (Na 4 Kha 6857), veered off the road and plunged … Continue reading

Philippines: Tropical Storm HAGUPIT 1422 22W 082100Z POSITION nr 14.0N 120.4E, moving WNW 05 knots(JTWC) – Updated – 081214 2130z (GMT/UTC)

TROPICAL STORM 1422 (HAGUPIT) – JMA (Now lower than CATEGORY 1 Hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale)  TROPICAL STORM 22W (HAGUPIT) – JTWC #typhoon #Philippines: PAGASA-DOST has downgraded Typhoon Ruby to tropical storm. http://t.co/D79lagclQl #Hagupit #RubyPH #22W — Ten Spider Weather (@tenspider_wx) December 8, 2014 Philippines beware!! (Warning: Images not updating despite being correct … Continue reading

Philippines: Typhoon HAGUPIT 1422 22W 050900Z POSITION 12.0N 128.7E, moving W at 07kt (JMA) – Updated – 051214 1232z (GMT/UTC)

Typhoon HAGUPIT 1422 22W Updated here: https://goatysnews.wordpress.com/2014/12/06/philippines-typhoon-hagupit-1422-22w-060900z-position-12-0n-126-3e-moving-w-at-07kt-jma-updated-061214-1126z-gmtutc/ Do not use any information on this site for life or death decisions. All information is intended as supplementary to official sources. Kindly refer to your country’s official weather agency/government website for local warnings, advisories and bulletins.

YAP/ Palau/ Philippines: Tropical Storm HAGUPIT 1422 22W 020900Z 6.2N 144.2E, moving W at 20kt (JMA) – Published – 021214 1247z (GMT/UTC)

Philippines: Super Typhoon HAGUPIT 1422 22W 041500Z POSITION 11.1N 130.9E, moving WNW at 12kt (JTWC) – Updated – 041214 1415z (GMT/UTC) More here; http://wp.me/p2k2mU-3u2 Do not use any information on this site for life or death decisions. All information is intended as supplementary to official sources. Kindly refer to your country’s official weather agency/government website … Continue reading

South China Sea/ Vietnam: Severe Tropical Storm SINLAKU (1421/21W) 291500Z 13.5N 109.7E, moving WNW at 10 knots (RSMC Tokyo) – Published 1756z (GMT/UTC)

Severe Tropical Storm SINLAKU (21W) (Warning: Images are not updating despite being updated correctly – click on most images to visit image source) STS 1421 (SINLAKU) Issued at 15:45 UTC, 29 November 2014 <Analyses at 29/15 UTC> Scale – Intensity – Center position N13°30′(13.5°) E109°40′(109.7°) Direction and speed of movement WNW 20km/h(10kt) Central pressure 990hPa … Continue reading

Nicaragua/ Honduras: Tropical Storm HANNA 271500Z near 14.5N 83.2W, moving WSW at 6 knots (NHC) – Published 271014 1602z (GMT/UTC)

Tropical Storm HANNA …TROPICAL STORM HANNA FORMS JUST OFF OF THE COAST OF NICARAGUA… …FORECAST TO MOVE INLAND SOON AND PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL…NHC THE GOVERNMENTS OF HONDURAS AND NICARAGUA HAVE ISSUED A TROPICAL STORM WARNING FROM PUNTA PATUCA HONDURAS SOUTHWARD TO PUERTO CABEZAS NICARAGUA. 000 WTNT34 KNHC 271303 TCPAT4 BULLETIN TROPICAL STORM HANNA ADVISORY NUMBER … Continue reading