Rodrigues /Mauritius /LaReunion /Madagascar: Tropical Cyclone #Eleven (11S) 082100Z position nr 15.2S 69.8E, moving W 05kt (JTWC) – Published 08 Mar 2017 2100z (GMT/UTC)

Tropical Cyclone Eleven (11S) MAXIMUM SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT AT 081800Z IS 14 FEET WTXS31 PGTW 082100 MSGID/GENADMIN/JOINT TYPHOON WRNCEN PEARL HARBOR HI// SUBJ/TROPICAL CYCLONE 11S (ELEVEN) WARNING NR 001// RMKS/ 1. TROPICAL CYCLONE 11S (ELEVEN) WARNING NR 001 01 ACTIVE TROPICAL CYCLONE IN SOUTHIO MAX SUSTAINED WINDS BASED ON ONE-MINUTE AVERAGE WIND RADII VALID OVER … Continue reading

Australia: CYCLONE WARNING for coastal areas of western Top End, including Darwin, Tiwi Islands & Wadeye – – Published 04 Mar 2017 1820z (GMT/UTC)

Tropical Low 1 IDD20150 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Northern Territory Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre Media: The Standard Emergency Warning Signal should NOT be used with this warning. TOP PRIORITY FOR IMMEDIATE BROADCAST TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING TROPICAL CYCLONE ADVICE NUMBER 9 Issued at 1:47 am ACST [12:17 am AWST] on Sunday 05 March 2017 Headline: … Continue reading

UK: Five fishermen and two RNLI lifeboat crew were saved from the sea after a dramatic rescue off Shetland – Published 04 Mar 2017 1240z (GMT/UTC)

Five fishermen and two RNLI lifeboat crew were saved from the sea after a dramatic rescue when their trawler sank in bad weather. The seven had to jump into the water just before the ship sank off Shetland as the sea was too rough to bring a lifeboat alongside. The alarm was raised at about … Continue reading

Madagascar:Ex Tropical Cyclone Enawo 09S 081800Z Position nr 17.9S 46.6E, moving SW 08 Kt (RSMC LaReunion) – Updated 08 Mar 2017 1956z (GMT/UTC)

== Ex Tropical Cyclone Enawo 09S WTIO31 FMEE 081910 CCA FIX *. RSMC / CENTER OF LA REUNION TROPICAL CYCLONES ANALYSIS AND FORECASTING CYCLONE (SOUTH-WEST INDIAN OCEAN) NEWSLETTER 0.A NEWSLETTER: 6/26/20162017 1.A DEPRESSION ON EARTH 6 (EX-ENAWO) 2.A POSITION HAS 1800 UTC ON 03/08/2017: WITHIN A RADIUS OF 30 MINUTES AROUND THE POINT 17.9 S / … Continue reading

Zimbabwe: At least 850 people in the Siphepha area in Tsholotsho District were displaced by flooding – Published 27 Feb 2017 1952z (GMT/UTC)

At least 850 people in the Siphepha area in Tsholotsho District were displaced by flooding and subsequently evacuated to a local primary school and hospital by the Zimbabwe Defence Forces, the Civil Protection Unit has said. In its latest situation report released last week, Tsholotsho District was the most affected. “Tsholotsho is arguably the most … Continue reading

Sweden: 15 people injured in overnight fire at large refugee centre outside of Vanersborg – Published 26 Feb 2017 1718z (GMT/UTC)

Swedish police say at least 15 people have been injured when a fire broke out overnight at one of the country’s largest refugee centers outside of Vanersborg in southwestern Sweden. Police spokesman Tommy Nyman says two people were taken to the hospital to be treated for injuries after jumping out of a second-floor window to … Continue reading

India: At least 16 killed, 50+ critically injured in truck crash in Meghalaya’s West Khasi Hills district – Published 26 Feb 2017 1617z (GMT/UTC)

At least 16 people were killed on Sunday when a truck they were in rammed into the concrete barricade of a road in Meghalaya’s West Khasi Hills district, police said. More than 50 people were critically injured in the accident in Jdohkroh village, 11 km from Nongstoin, the district headquarters of West Khasi Hills. Police … Continue reading

Angus the first named storm of autumn 2016 — Official blog of the Met Office news team

The Met Office has announced the first named storm of autumn 2016: Storm Angus. Storm Angus is expected to sweep through south-eastern England bringing some very strong south-westerly winds and heavy rain to affected parts through Sunday morning. Looking at the development of the low-pressure system, on Friday morning the Met Office issued a Yellow […] … Continue reading

China/Taiwan: Severe Tropical Storm Nepartak (1601, 02W) 082100Z POSITION near 23.7N 119.5E, moving N 01 Knot (JTWC) – Updated 08 Jul 2016 2040Z (GMT/UTC)

Severe Tropical Storm  Nepartak/ Butchoy in PH (1601, 02W) MAXIMUM SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT AT 081800Z IS 18 FEET     STS 1601 (Nepartak) Issued at 18:45 UTC, 8 July 2016 <Analysis at 18 UTC, 8 July> Scale – Intensity – Center position N23°40′ (23.7°) E119°25′ (119.4°) Direction and speed of movement NW 10 km/h (6 kt) … Continue reading

Mexico: Tropical Storm Danielle (04L) STRENGTHENS A LITTLE MORE…HEAVY RAINS SPREADING ACROSS E MEXICO…NHC – Published 20 Jun 2016 1745z (GMT/UTC)

Tropical Storm Danielle National Hurricane Center FL US 000 WTNT34 KNHC 201432 TCPAT4 BULLETIN TROPICAL STORM DANIELLE ADVISORY NUMBER 4 NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL042016 1000 AM CDT MON JUN 20 2016 …DANIELLE STRENGTHENS A LITTLE MORE… …HEAVY RAINS SPREADING ACROSS EASTERN MEXICO… SUMMARY OF 1000 AM CDT…1500 UTC…INFORMATION ———————————————– LOCATION…20.7N 96.3W ABOUT … Continue reading

Bangladesh/India/Myanmar: Tropical Cyclone Roanu (01B) 20/2100Z position nr 20.3N 88.3E, moving NE at 11 knots (JTWC) – Updated 20 May 2016 2155Z (GMT/UTC)

Tropical Cyclone Roanu (01B) MAXIMUM SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT AT 201800Z IS 18 FEET (JTWC) 5 Day Forecast (Image: @wunderground) Image: @wunderground Satellite REGIONAL SPECIALISED METEOROLOGICAL CENTRE – TROPICAL CYCLONES, NEW DELHI TROPICAL CYCLONE ADVISORY BULLETIN FROM: RSMC – TROPICAL CYCLONES, NEW DELHI TO: STORM WARNING CENTRE, NAYPYI TAW (MYANMAR) STORM WARNING CENTRE, BANGKOK (THAILAND) STORM … Continue reading

Wales: Aberystwyth Lifeboat rescues crashed paraglider from sea – Published 16 May 2016 1021Z (GMT/UTC)

At 4:15pm on Sunday (15 May) whilst returning from the rescue of an inflatable, the RNLI Arancia inshore rescue boat was tasked by the coastguard to go and assist a paraglider who was believed to have collided with the cliffs and crashed into the sea. The paraglider was believed to have collided between Clarach and … Continue reading

Pacific Ocean/Wallis/Samoa: Tropical Cyclone Amos 17F: 201800Z 12.6S 179.9W, moving WNW 06 Kt. Expected to INTENSIFY – Published 20 Apr 2016 2020Z (GMT/UTC)

Tropical Cyclone Amos 17F   “Update of Tropical Cyclone “Amos” During the early hours of this morning, Tropical Depression TD17F has intensified into a Tropical Cyclone and was named Tropical Cyclone “Amos”. At 3am this morning, it was analysed at 12.8S 179.9W or approximately 230km south-southeast of Niulakita(Tuvalu) or 330km north of Cikobia(Fiji). It is … Continue reading

Seychelles/Madagascar: Very Intense Tropical Cyclone FANTALA 08R 19S: (=CAT5-SS) – Published 18 Apr 2016 1638Z (GMT/UTC)

Very Intense Tropical ‪Cyclone‬ ‪FANTALA‬ ‪(08R‬ ‪19S) (= CATEGORY 5 Hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale) MAXIMUM SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT AT 180600Z IS 40 FEET. ZCZC 048 WTIO30 FMEE 181238 RRA RSMC / TROPICAL CYCLONE CENTER / LA REUNION TROPICAL CYCLONE FORECAST WARNING (SOUTH-WEST INDIAN OCEAN) 0.A WARNING NUMBER: 30/8/20152016 1.A VERY INTENSE TROPICAL … Continue reading

South Pacific: Tropical Cyclone Victor 07P: 152100Z POSITION nr 14.6S 166.4W, moving W at 02 knots (JTWC) – Published 15 Jan 2016 2145Z (GMT/UTC)

Tropical Cyclone Victor 07P (= CATEGORY 1 Hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale) MAXIMUM SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT AT 151800Z IS 20 FEET Image: @wunderground 5 Day Forecast Image: @wunderground Satellite RSMC Nadi Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre TROPICAL CYCLONE FORECAST TRACK MAP Tropical Cyclone VICTOR Tropical Cyclone Warning Number 72 issued 1924 UTC Friday 15 January 2016 Current and … Continue reading

North Atlantic: ALEX WEAKENS TO A TROPICAL STORM… …NOW MOVING AWAY FROM THE AZORES – NHC – Updated 15 Jan 2016 1516z (GMT/UTC)

Tropical Storm Alex …ALEX WEAKENS TO A TROPICAL STORM… …NOW MOVING AWAY FROM THE AZORES… Image: @wunderground 5 Day Forecast Image: @wunderground Satellite National Hurricane Center FL US 000 WTNT31 KNHC 151455 TCPAT1 BULLETIN TROPICAL STORM ALEX ADVISORY NUMBER 8 NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL012016 1100 AM AST FRI JAN 15 2016 …ALEX … Continue reading

Pacific Ocean: Severe Tropical Cyclone (CAT3 SS) ULA 06P: 102100Z POSITION nr 22.6S 170, moving SSW 8 knots (JTWC) – Updated 10 Jan 2016 2155z (GMT/UTC)

Severe Tropical Cyclone ULA (06P) (= CATEGORY 3 Hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale) MAXIMUM SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT AT 101800Z IS 28 FEET Image: @wunderground 5 Day Forecast   Image: @wunderground Satellite NOT AVAILABLE RSMC Nadi Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre TROPICAL CYCLONE FORECAST TRACK MAP Severe Tropical Cyclone ULA Tropical Cyclone Warning Number 48 issued 1931 UTC Sunday … Continue reading

UK SEVERE WEATHER and FLOOD WARNINGS – Updated 16 Nov 2015 2330z (GMT/UTC)

==UK== STORM BARNEY SKYWARN Severe Weather Alert #54 issued (See below) Met Office Severe Weather Warnings: Met Office Weather Warnings for mobile Highlands & Eilean Siar Yellow Warning Strathclyde Yellow Warning London & South East England Yellow Warning East Midlands Yellow Warning North West England Yellow Warning South West England Yellow Warning Yorkshire & Humber … Continue reading

Mexico: Hurricane Patricia 20E CAT1: Tropical Storm Warning for Manzanillo to Lazaro Cardenas (NHC) – Updated 24 Oct 2015 0930z (GMT/UTC)

Hurricane Patricia 20E (CATEGORY 1 Hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale) …PATRICIA RAPIDLY WEAKENING OVER MEXICO… …HEAVY RAINS CONTINUE… A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for… * Manzanillo to Lazaro Cardenas MAXIMUM SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT AT 240000Z IS 47 FEET (JTWC) 000 WTPZ35 KNHC 240832 TCPEP5 BULLETIN HURRICANE PATRICIA ADVISORY NUMBER 18 NWS … Continue reading

UK: RAF Search & Rescue Role Ends After 74 Years – Published 04 Oct 2015 1925z (GMT/UTC)

RAF Search & Rescue Role Ends After 74 Years PROUD RECORD: 34,025 Call-outs completed and 26,853 lives saved More than 74 years of continuous life-saving operations by the Royal Air Force in the UK came to an end at 1.00pm today, when the Chivenor duty search and rescue crew was formally relieved from its standby … Continue reading

Bermuda/ Atlantic Ocean: Hurricane Joaquin CAT2 04/1500Z 31.0N 66.8W, moving NNE 15 knots (NHC FL) – Updated 04 OCT 2015 1705z (GMT/UTC)

Hurricane Joaquin (CATEGORY 2Hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale) Hurricane Warning for BERMUDA – storm surge is expected to produce significant coastal flooding …CENTER OF JOAQUIN FORECAST TO PASS JUST WEST OF BERMUDA TODAY… …DAMAGING WINDS EXPECTED ON THE ISLAND THIS AFTERNOON…NHC Latest Watches, Warnings & Advisories Hurricane Warning Updated: 11:30 am Sunday, October … Continue reading

China/ South China Sea: Typhoon Mujigae 22W 03/1200Z 19.5N 113.4E, moving WNW 11 knots (JMA) – Published 03 Oct 2015 1500z (GMT/UTC)

Typhoon Mujigae 22W (=CATEGORY 1 Hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale) Tropical cyclones do not necessarily move along the lines connecting the centers of probability circles. Unit: 1KT(knot) = 1.852 km/h = 0.5144 m/s 1NM(nautical mile) = 1.852 km TY 1522 (MUJIGAE) Issued at 12:45 UTC, 3 October 2015 <Analyses at 03/12 UTC> Scale … Continue reading

Guatemala: At least 26 people killed, 600 feared missing & 100+ homes buried in landslide – Published 03 Oct 2015 1030z (GMT/UTC)

Guatemala mudslide leaves hundreds missing Rescue workers in Guatemala are digging through rubble from a mudslide that hit a village not far from the capital, in search of hundreds missing. At least 26 bodies have so far been recovered from the village of El Cambray Dos, rescue services say. Heavy rains swept a torrent of … Continue reading

Afghanistan: 9 MSF staff killed, 37 people injured (19 were staff) in hospital US airstrike in Kunduz – Published 03 Oct 2015 1000z (GMT/UTC)

UPDATED 03 Oct 2015 10:55 GMT Air strike kills MSF medical staff in Afghanistan Nine Doctors Without Borders staff killed in bombing of hospital in Kunduz, as NATO admits it may have been involved. Doctors Without Borders (MSF) says at least nine of its staff have been killed in an overnight bombing of a hospital … Continue reading

Australia (QLD): Twelve people, mostly children, rescued from waters off Turnagain Island in the Torres Strait – Published 26 Sept 2015 0930z (GMT/UTC)

Torres Strait rescue: Twelve people, including children, saved during night time ocean rescue By Heidi Davoren Posted about 2 hours ago Map: Thursday Island 4875 Twelve people, most of them children, were rescued from waters off Turnagain Island in the Torres Strait overnight after two boats got into difficulty while making a trip from Thursday … Continue reading

Pacific Ocean/ Japan/ Taiwan/ China: Typhoon Dujuan (21W) 25/2100Z near 20.5N 130.7E, moving NNW 7 knots (JTWC) – Updated 25 Sept 2015 2053z (GMT/UTC)

Typhoon Dujuan (21W) ( = CATEGORY 1 Hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale) Ishigakijima, Okinawa, Japan, Taiwan and China beware! MAXIMUM SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT AT 251800Z IS 25 FEET (JTWC) Unit: 1KT(knot) = 1.852 km/h = 0.5144 m/s 1NM(nautical mile) = 1.852 km TY 1521 (DUJUAN) Issued at 12:50 UTC, 25 September 2015 <Analyses … Continue reading

Japan: Severe Tropical Storm Krovanh 161500Z 20.1N 146.0E, moving NW at 09 knots (JMA) – Published 16 Sept 2015 1616Z (GMT/UTC)

Severe Tropical Storm Krovanh MAXIMUM SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT AT 161200Z IS 20 FEET (JTWC) STS 1520 (KROVANH) Issued at 15:45 UTC, 16 September 2015 <Analyses at 16/15 UTC> Scale – Intensity – Center position N20°05′(20.1°) E146°00′(146.0°) Direction and speed of movement WNW 15km/h(9kt) Central pressure 980hPa Maximum wind speed near the center 30m/s(60kt) Maximum wind … Continue reading

Vietnam/ South China Sea: Tropical Depression Nineteen (19W) 131500Z POSITION near 15.8N 110.9E, moving W at 07 knots (JTWC) – Published 13 sept 2015 1840z (GMT/UTC)

Tropical Depression Nineteen (19W) VIETNAM BEWARE! MAXIMUM SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT AT 131200Z IS 12 FEET (JTWC)  Unit: 1KT(knot) = 1.852 km/h = 0.5144 m/s 1NM(nautical mile) = 1.852 km TD Issued at 15:55 UTC, 13 September 2015 <Analyses at 13/15 UTC> Scale – Intensity – TD Center position N15°35′(15.6°) E111°30′(111.5°) Direction and speed of movement … Continue reading