5 April 2018 - bulletin 254

Updated at 2105 GMT
Latest warnings for 17P
Disturbance update



SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN
Tropical cyclone Iris / 17P
Warning 27 from JTWC at 2100 GMT
Position 20.4S 153.5E
Location 433 miles N of Brisbane, Australia
Movement 090° (E) at 3 knots
Maximum sustained winds 45 knots gusting to 55 knots
Winds of 34 knots or higher occur within 70 to 140 miles of the centre
Threatened landmasses NONE
Maximum significant wave height 16 feet
Next warning from JTWC at 0300 GMT

Iris is expected to turn back northwest and dissipate within a day or two.

TROPICAL DISTURBANCE UPDATE
SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN
Update from JTWC at 1930 GMT
System 91P
Position 14.5S 170.5E
Location 450 miles WNW of Nadi, Fiji
Likelihood of tropical cyclone formation within 24 hours is now MEDIUM

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