Monthly Archives: April 2016

Intense TC Amos threatens Samoa

Tropical Cyclone Amos over the South Pacific was centered about 270NM WNW of Pago Pago at 0300 UTC 23 April and was moving eastward at 8 knots with max winds of about 90 knots. Forecasts suggest that Amos will turn … Continue reading

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Update: TC Fantala refuses to quit

As if 2100 UTC 22 April 2016 Tropical Cyclone Fantala has stalled and is forecast to once again reverse course and head back towards the west-northwest across the western South Indian Ocean.  Currently Fantala is located about 432 NM north … Continue reading

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Tropical Cyclone Fantala Update

Tropical Cyclone Fantala at 0900Z was located about 783NM NW of Port Louis, Mauritius and was moving towards the WNW at 4 kts with peak winds now about 150 knots, however, hurricane force winds remain within 15-25NM of the center. … Continue reading

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Intense Tropical Cyclone Fantala over Southern Indian Ocean

Tropical Cyclone Fantala, located about 464NM north of Port Louis, Mauritius at 2100UTC 15 April was moving west at about 7 knots with max winds of 130 knots.  Fantala should be near it’s max intensity during the next 12 hours, … Continue reading

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Late season hurricane force storm developing Western North Pacific

A rapidly deepening storm low is forecast to develop during the next 36-48 hours over the western North Pacific with winds increasing to 50-65 knots within 120NM south of the center.

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