Tropical Storm “Alberto” makes landfall in Tampico, Mexico, causing flooding and fatalities

Tropical Storm “Alberto” makes landfall in Tampico, Mexico, causing flooding and fatalities

Tropical Storm “Alberto” made landfall near the Mexican city of Tampico, Tamaulipas, shortly after 09:00 UTC on June 20, 2024, with maximum sustained winds of 85 km/h (50 mph). The storm brought heavy rains, causing widespread coastal flooding in Mexico, where at least 3 people lost their lives. In the United States, Alberto caused a significant storm surge in Texas and Louisiana even before making landfall in Mexico.

Sarasota hit by record-breaking 1-hour rainfall, all of South Florida under Flood Watch

Sarasota hit by record-breaking 1-hour rainfall, all of South Florida under Flood Watch

Disorganized showers and thunderstorms produced by a broad and elongated area of low pressure are affecting parts of Florida. On Tuesday, June 11, 2024, this low pressure dropped record-breaking rainfall over Sarasota, causing significant flash flooding. Heavy rain is expected to continue in the days ahead and the flood threat will remain through the end of the work-week.

More than 75 killed as Tropical Cyclone “Remal” strikes India and Bangladesh

More than 75 killed as Tropical Cyclone “Remal” strikes India and Bangladesh

Tropical Cyclone “Remal” — which made landfall over the southern port of Mongla in Bangladesh and the adjoining Sagar Islands in India’s West Bengal on May 26, 2024, has left more than 75 fatalities by May 29. At least 14 people are still missing. The cyclone brought heavy rain and gale-force winds, leading to widespread destruction and significant loss of life.

Typhoon “Ewiniar” (Aghon) hits the Philippines, causing deaths and widespread damage

Typhoon “Ewiniar” (Aghon) hits the Philippines, causing deaths and widespread damage

Typhoon “Ewiniar” — known as Aghon in the Philippines, formed on May 25, 2024, northeast of Davao City, Philippines as the first named storm of the 2024 Pacific typhoon season. The system made multiple landfalls, causing three fatalities, injuries to seven individuals, and impacting approximately 19 000 people across various regions. Heavy rain, landslides, and widespread damage were reported as the storm progressed.

Tropical Cyclone “Remal” to strike India – Bangladesh border region

Tropical Cyclone “Remal” to strike India – Bangladesh border region

A deep depression in the Bay of Bengal intensified into Cyclonic Storm “Remal” on May 25, 2024, and is expected to further intensify into a severe cyclonic storm on May 26, bringing significant wind speeds and impacting coastal regions of Bangladesh and West Bengal.

Tropical Cyclone “Hidaya” heading toward Tanzania and Kenya

Tropical Cyclone “Hidaya” heading toward Tanzania and Kenya

Tropical Cyclone “Hidaya” formed on May 1, 2024, north of Madagascar, Comoros, and Mayotte as the 9th named storm of the 2024/24 South-West Indian Ocean cyclone season. The cyclone peaked around 00:00 UTC on May 3 at 148 km/h (92 mph) but is now starting to come down, albeit slowly. Widespread heavy rainfall is forecast in Tanzania, starting this evening, May 3, and continuing until Sunday morning, May 5. Severe flooding is likely.

Category 3 Tropical Cyclone “Megan” hits Gulf of Carpentaria, stranding residents of Borroloola

Category 3 Tropical Cyclone “Megan” hits Gulf of Carpentaria, stranding residents of Borroloola

Category 3 Tropical Cyclone “Megan” made landfall near Borroloola, the southwestern Gulf of Carpentaria coast, at approximately 06:00 UTC on March 18, 2024. At the time of the landfall, the system had a minimum pressure of 976.1 hPa and 1-minute sustained winds of 185 km/h (115 mph). Megan is the 5th named storm of the 2023/24 Australian region cyclone season.

Severe Tropical Cyclone “Megan” reaches Category 3, landfall expected on March 18, Australia

Severe Tropical Cyclone “Megan” reaches Category 3, landfall expected on March 18, Australia

Tropical Cyclone “Megan” formed on March 16, 2024, in the Gulf of Carpentaria as the 5th named storm of the 2023/24 Australian region cyclone season. Megan has reached Category 3 intensity today and is forecast to cross the southwest coast of the Gulf of Carpentaria, most likely on Monday, March 18, with wind gusts up to 220 km/h (137 mph).