By Eric Leister – AccuWeather
Strong Typhoon Megi will blast Taiwan and eastern China with hazardous flooding as the latest tropical system to spin through the region.
Early Monday night, rain from Megi moved into Japan’s southernmost Ryukyu Islands and eastern Taiwan creating blustery conditions, but the most intense winds remained to the east across the Philippines Sea.
Danger to lives and property will heighten late Monday night as the typhoon takes aim at land.
Typhoon Megi to Blast Taiwan with Damaging Winds and Flooding Rain
Taiwan weather center
AccuWeather typhoon center
VIDEO: Building crumbles into raging river during deadly flooding in China
By Brian Thompson – AccuWeather
As Karl strengthens late this week, it will threaten Bermuda and lead to increased surf at U.S. East Coast beaches.
Karl weakened to a depression on Wednesday morning after moving through a hostile environment.
The storm will emerge into a more favorable environment, which will likely allow for strengthening into Friday.
Continue reading at AccuWeather: Karl to Stir Dangerous Surf Along Eastern US Coast While Eyeing Bermuda
This is a closeup live loop of Tropical Depression Nine. (NOAA/Satellite)
By Kristina Pydynowski – AccuWeather
Tropical Depression Nine developed just south of Florida on Sunday and will turn toward the northeastern Gulf Coast of the United States later this week.
Tropical depression Nine was the former tropical disturbance 99L.
The center of this system is about 180 miles west of Key West, Florida.
Continue reading at AccuWeather: Tropical Depression 9 to Target US Gulf Coast Late this Week
Daniel Stover, 17, loads personal belongings from a friend’s home flooded home in Sorrento, Louisiana, Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Max Becherer)
By Renee Duff – AccuWeather
Downpours will persist over flood-ravaged areas of Louisiana through the middle of the week.
“A front will stall out near the Gulf Coast, leading to a couple of unsettled days across the region,” AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Frank Strait said.
The enhanced rainfall will only aggravate the situation in flood-ravaged Louisiana.
“The ongoing downpours will not only hinder rescue, recovery and cleanup efforts but could also lead to additional incidents of flooding,” AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Alex Sosnowski said.
Continue reading at AccuWeather: Downpours to Aggravate Recovery Efforts in Flood-Ravaged Louisiana Through Midweek
Published on Jul 31, 2016