25 May 2018 - bulletin 356

Updated at 1020 GMT
Latest warning for 02A
Disturbance update


NORTHERN INDIAN OCEAN
Tropical cyclone Mekunu / 02A
Warning 14 from JTWC at 0900 GMT
Position 15.7N 54.6E
Location 83 miles SSE of Salalah, Oman
Movement 340° (NNW) at 6 knots
Maximum sustained winds 90 knots gusting to 110 knots
Winds of 34 knots or higher occur within 125 to 185 miles of the centre
Winds of 64 knots or higher occur within 25 to 45 miles of the centre
Threatened landmasses Yemen, Oman
Maximum significant wave height 24 feet
Next warning from JTWC at 1500 GMT

Mekunu will  move northnorthwest and will maintain current intensity, at 90 knots. The cyclone will make landfall near Salalah, Oman within 12 to 18 hours.

TROPICAL DISTURBANCE UPDATE
NORTHERN ATLANTIC OCEAN
Update from NHC at 0600 GMT
System 90L
Position 19.5N 88.0W
Likelihood of tropical cyclone formation within 48 hours is HIGH (70%)
Likelihood of tropical cyclone formation within 5 days is HIGH (90%)

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