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BMKG Warns of Two Cyclone Potentials in Indonesia

BMKG Warns of Two Cyclone Potentials in Indonesia (victory)

JAKARTA, NETRALNEWS.COM - The Jakarta Tropical Cyclone Warning Center (TCWC) has been monitoring two cyclone potentials in the area of its responsibility.

The first is the Cyclone 95S potential in South Central Java on November 26, 2017 with a center of about 9.6LS, 109.4BT (about 240 km south-west of Cilacap), which is moving towards North West North. Then it will turn east the next day. The maximum wind speed is about 25 knots (45 km / h) with the lowest pressure of 1003 mb.

R Mulyono Rahadi Prabowo, Deputy of Meteorology at the Indonesia Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG), said the 95S cyclone potential appears in southern Central Java with a center of about 9.6 South Latitude, 109.4 degrees east longitude or about 240 km south of southwest Cilacap.

He added that at the same time, there are also 96S tropical cyclone potential in the Indian Ocean southwest of Bengkulu at 6.8LS, 94.2BT moving towards the east southeast. This cyclone potential is located in southern Java, and has more potential to grow into tropical cyclones. This seedlings affect the weather in Indonesia, especially Java.

"It is estimated that for tomorrow and the next day there will be an increase in the potential for heavy rain and strong winds of more than 20 knots in the areas of Yogyakarta, Southern Central Java and South East Java," Mulyono said in a press release yesterday (26/11/2017).

Another impact is the potential High wave 1.25 to 2.5 meters is estimated to occur in the South Waters of Banten and West Java, South Waters of East Java, South Waters of Bali, Lombok Southern Waters, South Waters of Sumbawa. High waves of 2.5 to 4 meters South Indian Ocean Central Java and East Java.

People are urged to be vigilant and careful about the impacts that can be caused such as floods, landslides, flash floods, puddles, fallen trees and slippery roads.

For people who want to get the latest information, BMKG always open 24 hour weather information service, that is through: call center 021-6546318; http://www.bmkg.go.id; follow twitter @infobmkg; iOS app and android Info BMKG.