6 February 2017 - bulletin 57

Updated at 1100 GMT
Latest warning for 04S
Disturbance update


SOUTHERN INDIAN OCEAN
Tropical cyclone Carlos / 04S
Warning 04 from JTWC at 0300 GMT
Position 17.8S 57.9E
Location 142 miles NNE of Port Louis, Mauritius
Movement 120° (ESE) at 2 knots
Maximum sustained winds 55 knots gusting to 70 knots
Comparative strength Tropical storm
Winds of 34 knots or higher occur within 40 to 60 miles of the centre
Threatened landmasses Mauritius, La Reunion
Maximum significant wave height 16 feet
Next warning from JTWC at 1500 GMT

Carlos will slowly intensify, whilst moving south, later southwest. Towards the end of the five-day forecast period, the system will veer southeast whilst peaking at 80 knots.

Regional warnings
La Reunion (site in French) is on Yellow Alert
Mauritius is on a Class 2 cyclone warning

TROPICAL DISTURBANCE UPDATE
NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN
Update from JTWC at 0600 GMT
System 98W is no longer suspect for tropical cyclone formation

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