28 May 2017 - bulletin 280

Updated at 2040 GMT
Latest warning for 02B

Tropical cyclone 02B
Warning 05 from JTWC at 2100 GMT
Position 16.3N 91.0E
Location 363 miles S of Chittagong, Bangladesh
Movement 010° (N) at 6 knots
Maximum sustained winds 40 knots gusting to 50 knots
Winds of 34 knots or higher occur within 55 to 70 miles of the centre
Threatened landmasses Myanmar, Bangladesh
Maximum significant wave height 12 feet
Next warning from JTWC at 0300 GMT

02B is moving northeast, later north in the Bay of Bengal. The storm will intensify to 60 knots prior to final landfall in Bangladesh.

Update from NHC at 1800 GMT
System No Invest Assigned
Position 11N 100W
Likelihood of tropical cyclone formation within 48 hours is LOW (0%)   
Likelihood of tropical cyclone formation within 5 days is MEDIUM (40%) 

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