BERMUDA – TC KARL
• TC KARL continued moving north-west over the northwestern Atlantic Ocean, strengthening. On 23 September at 9.00 UTC its centre was located approx. 486 km southsoutheast of Bermuda island and it had max. sustained wind speed of 93 km/h (Tropical Storm).
• Over the next 48 h it is forecast to continue moving northwest with a slight turn to north, strengthening. Its centre may pass near or to the east of Bermuda on 24 September. As of 23 September, a Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for the island of Bermuda.
Sources: GDACS, NOAA, BWS, Local media
• Heavy rain has been affecting the Black Sea region over the past few days causing floods and landslides.
• National authorities, as of 23 September, report three people killed in Besikduzu (Trabzon), 451 buildings damaged as well as power outages and traffic throughout the provinces of Trabzon and Giresun. AFAD coordinates response and damage assessment works in the Black Sea region.
Sources: AFAD, Turkish State Meteorological Service, WMO, Local Media
• Severe weather affected Gorkha District on 22 September causing landslides.
• According to local media, as of 23 September early morning (UTC), four people were killed and six were injured in Kerauja village (Gorkha District, Pashchimanchal province).
Sources: MFD, Local Media
• Heavy rain continued to affect several parts of the country, causing more floods.
• According to local media, as of 23 September, the death toll has reached to 24 people in the states of Madhya Pradesh, Kerala and Andhra Pradesh. They also reported that six people have been injured, 7 000 have been evacuated in Guntur city (Guntur district) and traffic has been disrupted in Andhra Pradesh State.
• As of 23 September, a Red Warning for heavy to locally very heavy rain is in effect for the state of Telangana and Goa. As of the same date, an Orange Warning for heavy to locally very heavy rain for the states of Madhya Maharashtra and Marathwada.
Sources: IMD, WMO, Governmental, Local media
GUAM, CHINA – TC MEGI
• TC MEGI formed over the north-western Pacific Ocean, approximately 600 km north west of Guam, on 23 September. On 23 September at 6.00 UTC its centre was located 800 km north-west of Guam, and had maximum sustained wind speed of 65 km/h (Tropical Storm).
• Over the next 72 hours, it is forecast to continue moving north-west with a slight turn to west-northwest over the north-western Pacific Ocean, strengthening.
Sources: GDACS, JTWC, Guam NOAA.