26 April 2017 - bulletin 219

Updated at 2110 GMT
Latest warning for 03W
Disturbance update



NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN
Tropical storm Muifa / 03W
Warning 09 from JTWC at 2100 GMT
Position 14.6N 134.3E
Location 379 miles NW of Yap
Movement 010° (N) at 6 knots
Maximum sustained winds 40 knots gusting to 50 knots
Winds of 34 knots or higher occur within up to 40 miles from the centre
Threatened landmasses NONE
Maximum significant wave height 14 feet
Next warning from JTWC at 0300 GMT

Muifa is veering north and will peak at 45 knots. The system will then veer northeast and weaken rapidly. This system will not last for much longer than about 48 hours.

TROPICAL DISTURBANCE UPDATE
SOUTHERN INDIAN OCEAN
Update from JTWC at 1800 GMT
System 97P
Position 8.8S 130.9E
Location 220 miles N of Darwin, Australia
Likelihood of tropical cyclone formation within 24 hours is HIGH