14 March 2018 - bulletin 189

Updated at 1000 GMT
Latest warning for 13P
Disturbance update


SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN
Tropical cyclone Linda / 13P
Warning 08 from JTWC at 0900 GMT
Position 22.7S 156.4E
Location 347 miles NNE of Brisbane, Australia
Movement 210° (SSW) at 11 knots
Maximum sustained winds 45 knots gusting to 55 knots
Winds of 34 knots or higher occur within 50 to 200 miles of the centre
Threatened landmasses NONE
Maximum significant wave height 21 feet
Next warning from JTWC at 1500 GMT

Linda is moving southsouthwest and is weakening. The storm is expected to dissipate within a day or so.

TROPICAL DISTURBANCE UPDATE
SOUTHERN INDIAN OCEAN
Update from JTWC at 0330 GMT
System 99S
Position 12.5S 55.7E
Location 650 miles NE of Antananarivo, Madagascar
Likelihood of tropical cyclone formation within 24 hours is now HIGH

System 92S
Position 10.5S 134.4E
Location 235 miles ENE of Darwin, Australia
Likelihood of tropical cyclone formation within 24 hours is MEDIUM

NORTHERN INDIAN OCEAN
Update from JTWC at 0330 GMT
System 90B
Position 6.8N 74.9E
Location 300 miles W of Colombo, Sri Lanka
Likelihood of tropical cyclone formation within 24 hours is now LOW

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