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Weather Warnings - Tropical Cyclone Advice for System 2

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Northern Territory
Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre

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

PRIORITY

TROPICAL CYCLONE WATCH

TROPICAL CYCLONE ADVICE NUMBER 54
Issued at 1:52 pm CST on Sunday 16 March 2014

The Cyclone WATCH from Cape Fourcroy to Nhulunbuy, including the Tiwi Islands,
has been cancelled.

At 12:30 pm CST Ex-Tropical Cyclone Gillian was estimated to be
245 kilometres northeast of Nhulunbuy and
165 kilometres east northeast of Cape Wessel, moving northwest at 6 kilometres
per hour.

Ex-TROPICAL CYCLONE GILLIAN has been slow moving over the past 12 hours but is
expected to begin moving west northwest later today, passing well to the north
of the Top End coast during Monday and Tuesday.

GALES are no longer expected to affect the north coast of the Northern
Territory.

Details of Ex-Tropical Cyclone Gillian at 12:30 pm CST:
.Centre located near...... 10.5 degrees South 138.2 degrees East
.Location accuracy........ within 85 kilometres
.Recent movement.......... slow moving
.Wind gusts near centre... 85 kilometres per hour
.Severity category........ below cyclone intensity
.Central pressure......... 1006 hectoPascals

Please ensure that neighbours have heard and understood this message,
particularly new arrivals or those who may not fully understand English.

No further advices will be issued for this system unless it reintensifies.

This advice is available on telephone NT-1300 659 211

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