15 April 2017 - bulletin 193

Updated at 1435 GMT
First warning for 01B
Disturbance updates


NORTHERN INDIAN OCEAN
Tropical cyclone 01B
Warning 01 from JTWC at 1500 GMT
Position 14.3N 90.2E
Location 564 miles S of Dhaka, Bangladesh
Movement 040° (NE) at 13 knots
Maximum sustained winds 40 knots gusting to 50 knots
Comparative strength Tropical storm
Winds of 34 knots or higher occur within 45 to 80 miles of the centre
Threatened landmasses Bangladesh, Myanmar
Maximum significant wave height 12 feet
Next warning from JTWC at 2100 GMT

01B has formed in the Bay of Bengal and will head northeast, into Bangladesh and Myanmar. The storm will reach 55 knots before landfall, within a day or so.

TROPICAL DISTURBANCE UPDATE
NORTHERN INDIAN OCEAN
Update from JTWC at 1500 GMT
System 92B is now 01B

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