4 March 2017 - bulletin 107

Updated at 0900 GMT
Latest warning for 09S
Disturbance update


SOUTHERN INDIAN OCEAN OCEAN
Tropical cyclone Enawo / 09S
Warning 03 from JTWC at 0900 GMT
Position 13.1S 56.3E
Location 393 miles N of Port Louis, Mauritius
Movement 145° (SE) at 4 knots
Maximum sustained winds 55 knots gusting to 70 knots
Comparative strength Tropical storm
Winds of 34 knots or higher occur within 75 to 105 miles of the centre
Threatened landmasses Madagascar
Maximum significant wave height 20 feet
Next warning from JTWC at 2100 GMT

Enawo will move southwest and continue to intensify rapidly. After 2-3 days, the storm will approach the east coast of Madagascar, as it strengthens to 110 knots. After landfall, the system will weaken rapidly to dissipate overland.

TROPICAL DISTURBANCE UPDATE
SOUTHERN INDIAN OCEAN
Update from BOM at 0800 GMT
System 96S
Position 9.9S 131.7E
Location 160 miles NNE of Darwin, Australia
Likelihood of tropical cyclone formation within 24 hours is now MEDIUM

Australian warnings

Updated at 0730 GMT
A tropical cyclone WARNING is in force from Daly River Mouth to Point Stuart, including Darwin, and Cape Fourcroy to Croker Island.
A tropical cyclone watch is in force from Daly River Mouth, including Wadeye, to Mitchell Plateau , including Kununurra and Kalumburu

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