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Marine Weather Warnings - Tropical Cyclone Warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia
Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre

The Standard Emergency Warning Signal should NOT be used with this warning.

PRIORITY

TROPICAL CYCLONE ADVICE NUMBER 38
Issued at 3:00 pm WST on Monday 19 February 2018

Headline:
Kelvin has weakend below tropical cyclone intensity as it moves south through
the Interior of Western Australia. Heavy rain and damaging winds are still
possible east of the system.

Areas Affected:
Warning zone: None.

Watch zone: None.

Cancelled zone: Inland areas of the far eastern Pilbara and far northwest North
Interior District.

Details of Ex-Tropical Cyclone Kelvin at 2:00 pm AWST:
Intensity: Tropical Low, sustained winds near the centre of 65 kilometres per
hour with wind gusts to 95 kilometres per hour.
Location: within 30 kilometres of 22.0 degrees South 123.1 degrees East,
estimated to be 95 kilometres east southeast of Telfer.
Movement: south southeast at 10 kilometres per hour.

Ex Tropical Cyclone Kelvin will continue to track further south through the
Interior during the remainder of Monday and Tuesday, eventually reaching the
Eucla on Wednesday.

Hazards:
DAMAGING WINDS to 100 kilometres per hour may persist to the east of the system
until Tuesday morning. A Severe Weather Warning for Damaging Winds and Heavy
Rainfall is current for the North and South Interior Districts including the
communities of Punmu, Parnngurr and Cotton Creek, please refer to
http://www.bom.gov.au/wa/warnings/ for further details.

Heavy rainfall is likely to continue near the system over the western North
Interior and western South Interior during Monday and Tuesday. Flood Watches
and Warnings are current, please refer to http://www.bom.gov.au/wa/warnings/
for further details.

Recommended Action:
DFES advises of the following community alerts:
ALL CLEAR: People in the communities of Telfer and Punmu.

Next Advice:
No further advices will be issued for this system.

Cyclone advices and DFES Alerts are available by dialling 13 DFES (13 3337)

A map showing the track of the cyclone is available at:
http://www.bom.gov.au/cyclone
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