27 March 2017 - bulletin 152

Updated at 1610 GMT
Latest warning for 13P

Tropical cyclone Debbie / 13P
Warning 33 from BOM at 1600 GMT
Position 19.8S 149.4E
Location 160 km N of Mackay, Australia
Movement 210° (SSW) at 4 knots
Maximum sustained winds 95 knots gusting to 115 knots
Comparative strength HURRICANE
Winds of 34 knots or higher occur within 120 miles of the centre
Winds of 64 knots or higher occur within 35 miles of the centre
Threatened landmasses Queensland, Australia
Maximum significant wave height 25 feet
Next warning from JTWC at 2100 GMT

Debbie will move southwest and is expected to intensify to 105 knots before making landfall in Queensland on Tuesday (GMT). 

Australian warnings
BOM Queensland issues hourly updates
A tropical cyclone WARNING is in force from Lucinda to St Lawrence, including Townsville, Mackay, and the Whitsunday Islands, extending inland to Charters Towers, Mount Coolon, Moranbah, and Pentland. 

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