22 May 2018 - bulletin 348

Updated at 1450 GMT
Latest warning for 02A
Disturbance update


NORTHERN INDIAN OCEAN
Tropical cyclone 02A
Warning 03 from JTWC at 1500 GMT
Position 10.4N 56.9E
Location 610 miles S of Masirah Island, Oman
Movement 335° (NNW) at 7 knots
Maximum sustained winds 40 knots gusting to 50 knots
Winds of 34 knots or higher occur within 90 to 145 miles of the centre
Threatened landmasses Socotra Island, Yemen, Oman
Maximum significant wave height 13 feet
Next warning from JTWC at 2100 GMT

02A will move north towards Oman whilst strenghtening to 80 knots. The storm will veer northwest and before making landfall in Oman after three days.

TROPICAL DISTURBANCE UPDATE
NORTHERN ATLANTIC OCEAN
Update from NHC at 1100 GMT
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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