Mar 19, 2018

TSR Storm Alert - Tropical Cyclone MARCUS

S Indian Ocean: Storm Alert issued at 19 Mar, 2018 0:00 GMT

Tropical Cyclone MARCUS is currently located near 15.0 S 123.4 E with maximum 1-min sustained winds of 65 kts (75 mph). MARCUS is a category 1 storm on the Saffir Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. MARCUS is forecast to affect land to the following likelihood(s) at the given lead time(s):

Yellow Alert Country(s) or Province(s)
        probability for TS is 80% within 12 hours
Yellow Alert City(s) and Town(s)
    Kuri Bay (15.6 S, 124.5 E)
        probability for TS is 75% currently
    Lombadina (16.5 S, 122.9 E)
        probability for TS is 70% within 12 hours

Note that
    Yellow Alert (Elevated) is CAT 1 or above to between 10% and 30% probability, or TS to above 50% probability.
    CAT 1 means Tropical Cyclone strength winds of at least 74 mph, 119 km/h or 64 knots 1-min sustained.
    TS means Tropical Storm strength winds of at least 39 mph, 63 km/h or 34 knots 1-min sustained.

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