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 ECHO Daily Flash of 13 December 2018

I. International

Australia - Tropical Cyclone OWEN update (GDACS, JTWC, BOM, media)

  • Tropical cyclone OWEN continued west-south-west over the Gulf of Carpentaria toward the coast of eastern Northern Territory, strenghtening. On 13 December at 0.00 UTC, its centre was located approx. 100 km north-west of Port McArthur Town (Northern Territory) with maximum sustained winds of 139 km/h.
  • OWEN is forecast to strengthen as it turns east over the Gulf of Carpentaria, with maximum sustained winds of 167 km/h. It may reach the Cape York Peninsula (Queensland) on the afternoon of 14 December. Heavy rain, strong winds and storm surge could affect the eastern Northern Territory and the Cape York Peninsula over 13-15 December.
  • As of 13 December, a warning zone advisory remains in effect over coastal areas of eastern Northern Territory and western Cape York Peninsula.
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