16 April 2017 - bulletin 195

Updated at 0955 GMT
Latest warning for 01B


NORTHERN INDIAN OCEAN
Tropical cyclone Maarutha / 01B
Warning 04 from JTWC at 0900 GMT
Position 16.8N 92.6E
Location 333 miles S of Chittagong, Bangladesh
Movement 040° (NE) at 9 knots
Maximum sustained winds 45 knots gusting to 55 knots
Comparative strength Tropical storm
Winds of 34 knots or higher occur within 55 to 115 miles of the centre
Threatened landmasses Myanmar
Maximum significant wave height 14 feet
Next warning from JTWC at 1500 GMT

Maarutha is headed northeast, and is approaching landfall in Myanmar. The storm will dissipate inland. 

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