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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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TC Emerude developing rapidly over Southern Indian Ocean

Tropical Cyclone Emerude over the southern Indian Ocean about 768 NM ESE of Diego Garcia and was moving WNW at about 5 knots with max winds at 0900UTC 16 March of 55 knots.  Low vertical wind shear and warm sea … Continue reading

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Tropical Cyclone Stan nearing hurricane Strength

Tropical Cyclone Stan at 00UTC 30 January was located about 120 NM north of Port Hedland, Australia and was moving south-southeast at about 4 knots with max winds of 60 knots.  Forecast suggest that Stan will reach 70 knots wind … Continue reading

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