3 May 2017 - bulletin 232

Updated at 1330 GMT
Latest warning for 18P
Disturbance updates


SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN
Tropical cyclone Donna / 18P
Warning 02 from JTWC at 0900 GMT
Position 12.7S 171.2E
Location 344 miles NNE of Port Vila, Vanuatu
Movement 280° (W) at 5 knots
Maximum sustained winds 55 knots gusting to 70 knots
Winds of 34 knots or higher occur within 50 to 80 miles of the centre
Threatened landmasses Vanuatu
Maximum significant wave height 18 feet
Next warning from JTWC at 2100 GMT

Donna is moving west, and will slowly curve round onto a southerly, later southeasterly course. This will take the storm just east of Vanuatu, whilst intensifying to 110 knots. 

Vanuatu warnings
A tropical cyclone warning is current for Torba, Penama and Sanma 

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