12 June 2017 - bulletin 310

Updated at 2045 GMT
Latest warnings for 03E
Final warning for 04W



NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN
Tropical storm Merbok / 04W
Warning 08 from JTWC at 2100 GMT
Position 23.0N 114.6E
Location 47 miles NNE of Hong Kong
Movement 005° (N) at 9 knots
Maximum sustained winds 40 knots gusting to 50 knots
Winds of 34 knots or higher occur within 40 to 45 miles of the centre
Threatened landmasses Southern China
Maximum significant wave height 12 feet
FINAL WARNING

Merbok has made landfall near Hong Kong and is moving north to dissipate inland. 

Hong Kong warnings
Strong wind signal #3 is in force

EASTERN PACIFIC OCEAN
Tropical storm Calvin / 03E
Warning 05 from NHC at 2100 GMT
Position 15.5N 95.5W
Location 70 miles ESE of Puerto Angel, Mexico
Movement 300° (WNW) at 2 knots
Maximum sustained winds 35 knots gusting to 45 knots
Winds of 34 knots or higher occur within 60 miles of the centre
Threatened landmasses Mexico, Guatemala
Minimum central pressure 1005 mbar
Next warning from NHC at 0000 GMT

Calvin will move northwest towards the coast of Mexico. The system will not intensify much further before landfall.

Mexican warnings
A tropical storm WARNING is in force from Boca de Pijijiacan to Punta Maldonado.
Rainfall totals of 5 to 10 inches, locally up to 20 inches, are possible over southern Guatemala and the Mexican states of Chiapas, Oaxaca and Guerrero. Guatemala as well as the Mexican states of Tabasco and Veracruz could see 3 to 5 inches. Life-threatening flash floods and mudslides are possible.

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