10 March 2018 - bulletin 180

Updated at 2145 GMT
Latest warning for 12P


SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN
Tropical cyclone Hola / 12P
Warning 18 from JTWC at 2100 GMT
Position 27.4S 173.4E
Location 314 miles ENE of Kingston Island
Movement 160° (SSE) at 22 knots
Maximum sustained winds 55 knots gusting to 70 knots
Winds of 34 knots or higher occur within 125 to 140 miles of the centre
Threatened landmasses New Zealand
Maximum significant wave height 203 feet
Next warning from JTWC at 0300 GMT

Hola is moving southeast and is weakening. The storm will become extra-tropical on approach to the North Island of New Zealand.

TROPICAL DISTURBANCE UPDATE
SOUTHERN INDIAN OCEAN
Update from JTWC at 1800 GMT
System 99S
Position 13.2S 66.5E
Location 500 miles SW of Diego Garcia
Likelihood of tropical cyclone formation within 24 hours is LOW

System 91S
Position 13.1S 76.3E
Location 400 miles SE of Diego Garcia
Likelihood of tropical cyclone formation within 24 hours is now MEDIUM

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