Last Updated: Friday, September 20, 2013

Flash flooding hits Guam, 40 cm rain in 24 hrs

Flash flooding has hit Guam with 40 centimetres of rain reported in 24 hours in some areas.

At least one family was rescued from their flooded homes. Flash flooding in Guam also washed away several roads.

Heavy rainfall was caused due to a developing tropical disturbance centred north east of Saipan, Radio Australia reported quoting Guam National Weather Service forecaster Derek Williams.

Original post: Natural Disasters List September 19, 2013