4 March 2017 - bulletin 108

Updated at 2140 GMT
Latest warning for 09S
Disturbance update

Tropical cyclone Enawo / 09S
Warning 04 from JTWC at 0900 GMT
Position 13.7S 56.9E
Location 385 miles N of Port Louis, Mauritius
Movement 115° (ESE) at 2 knots
Maximum sustained winds 65 knots gusting to 80 knots
Comparative strength HURRICANE
Winds of 34 knots or higher occur within 60 to 80 miles of the centre
Winds of 64 knots or higher occur within 25 miles of the centre
Threatened landmasses Madagascar
Maximum significant wave height 21 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.

Update from JTWC at 1800 GMT
System 96S
Position 11.6S 131.1E
Location 65 miles NNE of Darwin, Australia
Likelihood of tropical cyclone formation within 24 hours is MEDIUM

Australian warnings

Updated at 1930 GMT
A tropical cyclone WARNING is in force from Croker Island to Cape Fourcroy and Point Stuart to Wadeye, including Darwin and Wadeye.
A tropical cyclone watch is in force from Kuri Bay to Wadeye

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