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Tropical Cyclones AMARA and BRUCE

Posted by feww on December 19, 2013

Two Tropical Cyclones Loitering in the Indian Ocean

Tropical Cyclone AMARA (TC 03S)

Time: 09:00UTC on December 19, 2013
Position: Near 17.4ºS, 67.9ºE
Movement Past Six Hours:  WSW (255 degrees) at 17km/h
Max Sustained Winds: 195 km/h
Gusts: 240+ km/h
Location: Approximately 1,370km NE of La Reunion
Significant Wave Height: 10m
Source: JTWC

cyclones amara and bruce WV-FE
Cyclones AMARA (TC 03S) and BRUCE (TC 04S) – WV Satellite Image (FIRE-EARTH Enhancement) – timed at 13:30UTC on December 19, 2013. Initial image sourced from CIMSS.

Tropical Cyclone BRUCE  (TC 04S)

Time:09:00UTC on December 19, 2013
Position: Near 12.3ºS, 91.6ºE.
Movement Past Six Hours: WSW (250 degrees) at 15km/h
Max Sustained Winds: 140 km/h
Gusts: 170 km/h
Location: Approximately 520km west Of Cocos Island
Significant Wave Height: 7m
Source: JTWC

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