Severe Weather in Europe and Typhoon Krosa
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Severe Weather in Europe
An intense low pressure system battered north-western and north-central Europe over the past few days. The storm came with strong winds, heavy rainfall, and storm surge. Approximately 15 people were killed as the storm made its way from England to Russia. Wind-caused power outages affected around 300,000 people in Russia and the Baltic States. (ECHO 10/30/2013)
Over in the West Pacific we are closely monitoring Typhoon Krosa. Krosa reached typhoon status after reaching maximum sustain wind speeds of 148 km/h. Currently heading west-northwest, Krosa is forecast to make landfall in Vietnam on November 3 (zulu). (JTWC Advisory) Check out the image above to see the estimated wind impacts from Typhoon Krosa.
If you’re beginning to feel the effects of the storm be sure to check out the Tropical Cyclone Hazard Information page to learn how you can prepare.
Current Hazard Warnings
Drought: Africa (Gulf of Guinea), United States
Fire: South Darfur (Mershing)
Flood: Cuba (Villa Clara), England, United States (south Texas)
Severe Weather: Bolivia (Tembladerani), Europe (Italy, north-western), Malaysia
Tropical Storm: Krosa (West Pacific)
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