16 November 2018 - bulletin 844

Updated at 1445 GMT
Latest warnings for 07B
Disturbance update


NORTHERN INDIAN OCEAN
Tropical cyclone Gaja / 07B
Warning 24 from JTWC at 1500 GMT
Position 9.7N 76.5E
Location 15 miles SSE of Cochin, India
Movement 255° (WSW) at 13 knots
Maximum sustained winds 40 knots gusting to 50 knots
Winds of 34 knots or higher occur within 15 to 40 miles of the centre
Threatened landmasses India
Maximum significant wave height N/A
Next warning from JTWC at 2100 GMT

Gaja will move westsouthwest and is overland in southern India. The storm will then restrengthen in the Arabian Sea, before dissipating after 5 days.

TROPICAL DISTURBANCE UPDATE
NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN
Update from JTWC at 1300 GMT
System 98C
Position 7.7N 142.8E
Location 357 miles SSW of Andersen AFB, Guam
Likelihood of tropical cyclone formation within 24 hours is MEDIUM

System 91W
Position 10.7N 112.8E
Location 351 miles E of Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
Likelihood of tropical cyclone formation within 24 hours is now MEDIUM

SOUTHERN INDIAN OCEAN
Update from JTWC at 1800 GMT
System 04S
Position 8.7S 92.6E
Location 309 miles NW of the Cocos Islands
Likelihood of tropical cyclone formation within 24 hours is LOW