Tropical Storm “Aere” formed on July 2, 2022, as the 4th named storm of the 2022 Pacific typhoon season. The storm made its first landfall in Okinawa, Japan on the same day and reached Kyushu on July 4, making landfall near Sasebo, Nagasaki, shortly before 21:00 UTC (06:00 LT, July 5).
Heavy rains continued falling over Australia’s east coast on July 5, 2022, forcing more than 50 000 people to evacuate their homes, up from 30 000 on July 4. While some parts of the region saw a year’s worth of rain within just 3 days, this heavy rainfall event is still not over.
The number of people that died in the massive landslide that hit Manipur’s Noney district on June 29, 2022, rose to 47 today.
Volcanic activity at Guatemala’s Fuego volcano intensified on July 2, 2022, with abundant degassing and new lava flow reaching at least 1 km (0.6 miles).
Driven by rising food and energy costs, consumer prices in Eurozone jumped 8.6% over the year through June, hitting another record high since the creation of Euro in 1999.
A Bailey bridge, connecting two strategic locations in Kurung Kumey district of Arunachal Pradesh, was washed away in a flash flood that hit the region on July 2, 2022.
A sharp spike in the frequency of noctilucent clouds was detected at the end of June 2022. This is the largest NLCs spike in the last 15 years.
Heavy rains hit parts of eastern Australia over the weekend, forcing the Australian Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) to issue Severe Weather Warnings for Sydney metropolitan, Illawarra and Central Tablelands districts.
Typhoon “Chaba” made landfall in the coastal area of Maoming City, China’s Guangdong Province at around 15:00 LT on July 2, 2022, with maximum sustained winds around 95 km/h (60 mph). Chaba is the third named storm of the 2022 Pacific typhoon season and the first to make landfall in China.
Tropical Storm “Colin” formed at 09:00 UTC on July 2, 2022, as the third named storm of the 2022 Atlantic hurricane season. Tropical Storm Warnings have been issued for portions of the South Carolina and North Carolina coasts.