12 March 2018 - bulletin 185

Updated at 2150 GMT
Latest warning for 13P
Disturbance update


SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN
Tropical cyclone 13P
Warning 02 from JTWC at 2100 GMT
Position 16.6S 160.0E
Location 478 miles NW of Noumea, New Caledonia
Movement 175° (S) at 9 knots
Maximum sustained winds 35 knots gusting to 45 knots
Winds of 34 knots or higher occur within 65 to 90 miles of the centre
Threatened landmasses NONE
Maximum significant wave height 12 feet
Next warning from JTWC at 0300 GMT

13P will move south, later southwest. The storm will intensify to 50 knots before adverse conditions prompt its demise, within four days.

TROPICAL DISTURBANCE UPDATE
SOUTHERN INDIAN OCEAN
Update from JTWC at 1800 GMT
System 99S
Position 10.9S 55.6E
Location 700 miles NE of Antananarivo, Madagascar
Likelihood of tropical cyclone formation within 24 hours is now MEDIUM

NORTHERN INDIAN OCEAN
Update from JTWC at 1800 GMT
System 90B
Position 4.2N 78.6E
Location 180 miles SSW of Colombo, Sri Lanka
Likelihood of tropical cyclone formation within 24 hours is now MEDIUM

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