22 May 2018 - bulletin 347

Updated at 1030 GMT
Latest warning for 02A
Disturbance update


NORTHERN INDIAN OCEAN
Tropical cyclone 02A
Warning 02 from JTWC at 0900 GMT
Position 9.6N 57.2E
Location 655 miles S of Masirah Island, Oman
Movement 350° (N) at 5 knots
Maximum sustained winds 35 knots gusting to 45 knots
Winds of 34 knots or higher occur within 90 to 170 miles of the centre
Threatened landmasses Oman
Maximum significant wave height 12 feet
Next warning from JTWC at 1500 GMT

02A formed earlier today, and will move north towards Oman. The storm will strengthen to 75 knots before veering northwest and making landfall in Oman after three days.

TROPICAL DISTURBANCE UPDATE
NORTHERN INDIAN OCEAN
Update from JTWC at 0300 GMT
System 92A is now 02A

NORTHERN ATLANTIC OCEAN
Update from NHC at 2330 GMT yesterday

System 90L
Position 17.9N 85.6W
Likelihood of tropical cyclone formation within 48 hours is LOW (0%)
Likelihood of tropical cyclone formation within 5 days is MEDIUM (40%)

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