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Severe Tropical Cyclone NIRAN Category 3

Tropical Cyclone Warning Number 11 issued 1307 UTC Saturday 6 March 2021

Note: the past cyclone track may be adjusted on the basis of later information. The forecast track is considered the most likely based on the information available at time of analysis, and there may be other possible future tracks.

   Warning: Gales or stronger within 24 hours          Very Destructive Hurricane Force Winds
   Alert: Gales or stronger within 24-48 hours          Destructive Storm Force Winds
            Damaging Gale Force Winds

For the 24 hr and 48 hr positions, the three radii represent the extent of Hurricane, Storm and Gale winds away from the centre.

Name:       Severe Tropical Cyclone NIRAN
Situation At:       1200 UTC Saturday 6 March 2021
Location:       24.0S, 169.2E
Recent Movement:       ESE at 59 km/h

Fiji time is UTC +12 hours.
For example, 0000 UTC Saturday is 1200 Saturday Fiji time.
For example, 1800 UTC Saturday is 0600 Sunday Fiji time.

Category Cyclone 1 has mean winds 34-47 knots with a central pressure greater than 985 hPa
Category Cyclone 2 has mean winds 48-63 knots with a central pressure 985-970 hPa
Category Cyclone 3 has mean winds 64-85 knots with a central pressure 970-945 hPa
Category Cyclone 4 has mean winds 86-107 knots with a central pressure 945-910 hPa
Category Cyclone 5 has mean winds greater than 107 knots with a central pressure less than 910 hPa

The next TC Threat Track Map is scheduled to be issued within six hours.