28 April 2018 - bulletin 296

Updated at 1500 GMT
Latest warning for 21S


SOUTHERN INDIAN OCEAN
Tropical cyclone 21S
Warning 02 from JTWC at 1500 GMT
Position 9.6S 90.8E
Location 1096 miles E of Diego Garcia
Movement 245° (WSW) at 18 knots
Maximum sustained winds 40 knots gusting to 50 knots
Winds of 34 knots or higher occur within 40 to 85 miles of the centre
Threatened landmasses NONE
Maximum significant wave height 15 feet
Next warning from JTWC at 2100 GMT

21S will gradually intensify to 70 knots as it veers south. The storm will curve further southeast as it weakens.

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