26 April 2017 - bulletin 217

Updated at 0900 GMT
Latest warning for 03W
Disturbance update



NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN
Tropical storm Muifa / 03W
Warning 07 from JTWC at 0900 GMT
Position 13.5N 134.3E
Location 328 miles NW of Yap
Movement 310° (NW) at 6 knots
Maximum sustained winds 40 knots gusting to 50 knots
Threatened landmasses NONE
Maximum significant wave height 14 feet
Next warning from JTWC at 1500 GMT

Muifa is veering north and will peak at 50 knots. The system will then veer northeast and weaken rapidly. This system will not last for much longer than about 72 hours.

TROPICAL DISTURBANCE UPDATE
SOUTHERN INDIAN OCEAN
Update from JTWC at 0430 GMT
System 97P
Position 8.1S 130.4E
Location 265 miles N of Darwin, Australia
Likelihood of tropical cyclone formation within 24 hours is now HIGH

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