10 May 2017 - bulletin 252

Updated at 0525 GMT
Latest warnings for 19P and 01E


SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN
Tropical cyclone Donna / 18P
Warning 24 from JTWC at 2100 GMT
Position 21.1S 166.8E
Location 72 miles NNE of Noumea, New Caledonia
Movement 155° (SSE) at 7 knots
Maximum sustained winds 60 knots gusting to 75 knots
Comparative strength Tropical storm
Winds of 34 knots or higher occur within 105 to 160 miles of the centre
Threatened landmasses New Caledonia
Maximum significant wave height 18 feet
Next warning from JTWC at 0900 GMT

Donna is moving southeast and is now weakening rapidly. The storm is expected to become extra-tropical within a day or so.

Tropical cyclone Ella / 19P
Warning 03 from JTWC at 0300 GMT
Position 14.8S 174.4W
Location 217 miles W of Pago Pago, American Samoa
Movement 275° (W) at 10 knots
Maximum sustained winds 45 knots gusting to 55 knots
Comparative strength Tropical storm
Winds of 34 knots or higher occur within 40 to 80 miles of the centre
Threatened landmasses Fiji
Maximum significant wave height 16 feet
Next warning from JTWC at 1500 GMT

Ella will move west, towards Fiji. The storm will not intensify much further, and will dissipate over Fiji.


Fiji warnings
A tropical cyclone warning is in force for Lau and Lomaivit group, Vanua Levu, Taveuni and nearby islands.

EASTERN PACIFIC OCEAN
Tropical storm Adrian / 01E
Warning 02 from NHC at 0300 GMT
Position 9.5N 92.3W
Location 500 miles SSE of Salina Cruz, Mexico
Movement 290° (WNW) at 6 knots
Maximum sustained winds 30 knots gusting to 40 knots
Winds of 34 knots or higher occur within 35 miles of the centre
Threatened landmasses Mexico
Minimum central pressure 1005 mbar
Next warning from NHC at 0900 GMT 

Adrian move westnorthwest, whilst intensifying steadily. The system will veer north, and reach at 85 knots on approach to the Gulf of Tehuantepec after 5 days.

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