24 April 2018 - bulletin 285

Updated at 0400 GMT
Latest warning for 20S
Disturbance update


SOUTHERN INDIAN OCEAN
Tropical cyclone Fakir / 20S
Warning 03 from JTWC at 0300 GMT
Position 19.5S 55.1E
Location 61 miles N of St Denis, La Reunion
Movement 150° (SE) at 22 knots
Maximum sustained winds 60 knots gusting to 75 knots
Winds of 34 knots or higher occur within 65 to 100 miles of the centre
Threatened landmasses La Reunion
Maximum significant wave height 21 feet
Next warning from JTWC at 0900 GMT

Fakir is moving rapidly southeast and will pass just east of La Reunion later today. The storm will become dissipate after a day or so.

TROPICAL DISTURBANCE UPDATE
SOUTHERN INDIAN OCEAN
Update from JTWC at 1800 GMT

System 96S
Position 6.1S 81.6E
Location 550 miles E of Diego Garcia
Likelihood of tropical cyclone formation within 24 hours is HIGH

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