Weather Warnings - Tropical Cyclone Advice For Cocos Island And Christmas Island

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tropical Cyclone Advice For Cocos Island And Christmas Island
Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre

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

PRIORITY

TROPICAL CYCLONE ADVICE NUMBER 13
Issued at 02:38 AM WST on Saturday 23 May 2020

Headline:
Mangga has weakened below tropical cyclone strength. Gales now unlikely at the Cocos Keeling Islands.

Areas Affected:
Warning zone: None.

Watch zone: None.

Cancelled zone: Cocos Keeling Islands.

Details of Ex-Tropical Cyclone Mangga at 12:30 am CCT:
Intensity: Tropical Low, sustained winds near the centre of 55 kilometres per hour with wind gusts to 85 kilometres per hour. Location: within 75 kilometres of 14.1 degrees South 96.1 degrees East, estimated to be 225 kilometres south southwest of Cocos Island. Movement: southeast at 30 kilometres per hour. Mangga has weakened below tropical cyclone strength and is moving away from the Cocos Keeling Islands.

Hazards:
GALES are no longer expected to affect the Cocos Keeling Islands. Heavy rainfall is now also less likely.

Recommended Action:
The Australian Federal Police advise of a BLUE ALERT for the Cocos Keeling Islands. Communities on Home and West Islands need to prepare for cyclonic weather and organise an emergency kit including first aid kit, torch, portable radio, spare batteries, food and water.

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.a
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