Ula tropical cyclone


                                                                            

Tropical Cyclone update

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VMGD has issued the following updates and a tracking map on Tropical Cyclone Ula in their current bulletin at www.meteo.gov.vu/

 Severe Weather Warning

Severe Weather Warning Bulletin for Central and Southern Vanuatu issued by the Vanuatu Meteorology and Geo-Hazards Department, Port Vila at 11:00 am Friday, January 08, 2016

Synoptic Summary
Tropical cyclone ULA 998 hPa located east of Tafea province, slow moving in the west southwesterly direction.

Forecast
Showers and isolated heavy rainfalls are expected to affect the Central and Southern Vanuatu. People in these areas are advised to take extra precautions.

The next routine bulletin will be issued at 5pm today.

Information Number 1 on a Tropical Cyclone ULA issued by the Vanuatu Meteorology
and Geo-Hazards Department, Port Vila at 11:41am VUT Friday 8 January 2016.

At 11:00am local time today, Tropical Cyclone Ula (984hPa) was located at
18.4S 174.7E. The Tropical Cyclone is positioned at the bottom right corner of
the square letter N, number 8 (N,8) of the Vanuatu tropical cyclone tracking map.
This is about 590 KM east northeast of Tanna. The system is moving north at 6 KM/HR.

Winds close to the centre are estimated at 90 KM/HR and expected to intensify
further. The system is expected to be at 18.4S, 174.2E within the next 6 to
12 hours.

Forecast Positions
Date and Time                     Position                 Intensity
+06 hours (5pm, 8 Jan)            18.4S, 174.5E            50 KTS (95 KM/HR)
+12 hours (11pm, 8 Jan)           18.4S, 174.2E            50 KTS (95 KM/HR)
+18 hours (5am, 9 Jan)            18.5S, 173.9E            50 KTS (95 KM/HR)
+24 hours (11am, 9 Jan)           18.6S, 173.4E            50 KTS (95 KM/HR)
+36 hours (11pm, 9 Jan)           19.1S, 172.5E            40 KTS (75 KM/HR)
+48 hours (11am, 10 Jan)          19.9S, 171.5E            40 KTS (75 KM/HR)

At this stage, Tropical Cyclone Ula does not pose any threat yet to any island
of Vanuatu. However, seas will become rough over the central and southern waters
of Vanuatu as the system continues to move westward towards Vanuatu. Isolated
heavy rainfalls are expected over the central and southern islands in the next
48 hours.

Marine strong wind warning for Central, Channel and Southern waters is current.
Severe weather bulletin for heavy rainfalls and possible flooding over low lying
areas and areas close to the river banks is current for the central and southern
islands. High seas warning for open waters for Vanuatu area has been issued.
See Separate Marine wind warning, Severe weather and high seas warning bulletins.

The next information on the system will be issued at 6:00pm or earlier if the
situation changes.

This information is also available on VMGD's website www.meteo.gov.vu


Bislama Translation

Infomesen Namba 1 lo Tropikol Saeklon Ula we i kamaot lo Vanuatu Meteorology
mo  Geo-Hazards Department, Port Vila lo 11:41am VUT Friday 8 January 2016.

Lo 11:00am lokal taem tedei, Tropical Cyclone Ula (984 hPa) oli lokatem
lo 18.4S 174.7E.  Tropical Cyclone hemi stap lo botom right kona blo skwea
leta N, namba 8 (N,8) lo Vanuatu tropikal saeklon traking map. Hemia hemi
samples 590 KM east northeast of Tanna. Saeklon i muv lo north dareksen lo
6 KM/HR.

Fokas Posisen
Dei mo Taem                       Posisen                   Pawa
+06 hours (5pm, 8 Jan)            18.4S, 174.5E            50 KTS (95 KM/HR)
+12 hours (11pm, 8 Jan)           18.4S, 174.2E            50 KTS (95 KM/HR)
+18 hours (5am, 9 Jan)            18.5S, 173.9E            50 KTS (95 KM/HR)
+24 hours (11am, 9 Jan)           18.6S, 173.4E            50 KTS (95 KM/HR)
+36 hours (11pm, 9 Jan)           19.1S, 172.5E            40 KTS (75 KM/HR)
+48 hours (11am, 10 Jan)          19.9S, 171.5E            40 KTS (75 KM/HR)

Naoia, Saeklon i no mekem denja iet lo ol aelan blo Vanuatu. Be bae i save kat
hevi ren i foldaon, ova lo eria blo Sentrol mo Saot blo Vanuatu.

I kat wan woning blo weta we e nogud tumas lo saed lo win aot saed lo ol solwora
blo central, channel mo saoten part blo Vanuatu.

Niufala infomesen blo saeklon ia bae i kamaot lo 6:00pm o bifo lo taem we i
stap spos i kat jenis lo rod blo saeklon.

Infomesen ia i stap lo intanet lo website blo VMGD: www.meteo.gov.vu
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4 responses to “Ula tropical cyclone

  1. Plis mi subkraebem

    On Thu, Jan 7, 2016 at 8:21 PM, vanuatu indigenous watch(VIW) wrote:

    > Vanuatu indigenous watch posted: ” > Tropical Cyclone update Dear VCAN > members Please see information sent to VHT below. Apologies for > cross-posting. If you”

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  2. hugh5591@gmail.com

    On 8 January 2016 at 12:21, vanuatu indigenous watch(VIW) wrote:

    > Vanuatu indigenous watch posted: ” > Tropical Cyclone update Dear VCAN > members Please see information sent to VHT below. Apologies for > cross-posting. If you”

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  3. Thanks please add me to your list On 8 Jan 2016 12:21, “vanuatu indigenous watch(VIW)” wrote:

    > Vanuatu indigenous watch posted: ” > Tropical Cyclone update Dear VCAN > members Please see information sent to VHT below. Apologies for > cross-posting. If you”

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