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  30 October 2020
I. International

USA - Tropical Cyclone ZETA update (GDACS, NOAA, WMO, media)

  • Post Tropical Cyclone ZETA was located over the North Atlantic Ocean, off northern New England and south of Nova Scotia Island (Canada) on 30 October and is expected to dissipate during the afternoon.
  • Media report 6 fatalities across Louisiana, Alabama, Georgia, and Mississippi and more than 2 million people lost power.
  • Heavy rain and strong winds are forecast over mid-Atlantic States, particularly over eastern North Carolina, south-east Virginia, Maryland and Delaware on 30 October.

Philippines - Typhoon GONI (GDACS, JTWC, PAGASA)

  • Typhoon GONI (locally known as ROLLY) is moving west over the Philippine Sea. On 30 October at 0.00 UTC it was 940 km east of Catanduanes island (Bicol Region) with maximum sustained winds up to 230 km/h.
  • GONI is forecast to approach the east coast of Bicol Region early on 1 November with maximum sustained winds of 231 km/h, before making landfall over the east coast of Central Luzon on the evening of 1 November.
  • Heavy to very heavy rain, strong winds and storm surge are forecast over Bicol and northern and central Luzon Regions.
II. Europe

Floods and flood warnings during the last 24 hours reported by national services (European Flood Awareness System - EFAS)

  • Finland: threshold level 2/3 exceeded at Varpulan tekojarvi and Vietonen Kaaranneskoski stations.
  • Georgia: threshold level 2/2 exceeded for Tskhenisckali - Ludji station.
  • Germany: threshold level 2/4 exceeded for river Oder in region Brandenburg.
  • Iceland: threshold level 2/3 exceeded for 2 basins in north eastern part of the country.
  • Poland: threshold level 2/2 exceeded for 5 stations in the western and southern parts of the country.
  • United Kingdom: threshold level 2/3 exceeded for Keswick Campsite in Cumbria.


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