29 April 2018 - bulletin 298

Updated at 0920 GMT
Latest warning for 21S


SOUTHERN INDIAN OCEAN
Tropical cyclone Flamboyan / 21S
Warning 05 from JTWC at 0900 GMT
Position 12.1S 87.8E
Location 953 miles ESE of Diego Garcia
Movement 230° (SW) at 15 knots
Maximum sustained winds 55 knots gusting to 70 knots
Winds of 34 knots or higher occur within 65 to 130 miles of the centre
Threatened landmasses NONE
Maximum significant wave height 20 feet
Next warning from JTWC at 1500 GMT

Flamboyan will gradually intensify to 65 knots as it veers south. The storm will curve further southeast as it weakens, finally dissipating after four days. 

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