27 November 2014 - bulletin 767


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Latest warning for 21W
Disturbance update

Time of posting: Approximately 2200 GMT


NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN
Tropical depression 21W
Philippines designation Queenie
Warning 07 from JTWC at 2100 GMT
Position 10.4N 119.3E
Location 271 miles SSW of Manila, Philippines
Movement 275° (W) at 12 knots
Maximum sustained winds 30 knots gusting to 40 knots
Threatened landmasses Philippines, Vietnam
Maximum significant wave height 12 feet
Next warning from JTWC at 0300 GMT

21W will continue to move west to westnorthwest as it leaves the Philippines. The storm will intensify to 50 knots in the South China Sea before making final landfall in Indochina over the weekend.

Philippine warnings
Public storm warning signal #1 is in force in the following provinces: -
In Luzon: Palawan, Calamian Group of Islands and Cuyo Islands.

TROPICAL DISTURBANCE UPDATE
SOUTHERN INDIAN OCEAN
Update from JTWC at 0730 GMT
System 97S
La Reunion designation 02/20142015
Position 14.2S 63.9E
Location 630 miles NE of La Reunion
Likelihood of tropical cyclone formation in the next 24 hours is HIGH

RSMC La Reunion forecasts this system to briefly gain tropical cyclone intensity in the next 24 to 48 hours. It will then gradually weaken as it moves south across Mauritius - an alternative scenario has the system move westsouthwest, north of Mauritius and La Reunion.

Mauritius Met Service has issued this update