26 April 2017 - bulletin 218

Updated at 1335 GMT
Latest warning for 03W


NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN
Tropical storm Muifa / 03W
Warning 08 from JTWC at 1500 GMT
Position 14.2N 134.1E
Location 754 miles SSW of Iwo To, Japan
Movement 345° (NNW) 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 2100 GMT

Muifa is veering north and will peak at 45 knots. The system will then veer northeast and weaken rapidly. This system will not last for much longer than about 48 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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