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The Northern Mariana Islands, Guam (USA) – Tropical Cyclone Yutu Update (GDACS, JTWC, NOAA) (ECHO Daily Flash of 24 October 2018)

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  • Tropical cyclone YUTU continued toward the Northern Mariana Islands and Guam Island (USA). On 24 October at 0.00 UTC its centre was located approx. 300 km south-east of Saipan Island and 315 km south-south-east of Guam, with maximum sustained winds of 241 km/h (intense typhoon).

  • YUTU is forecast to pass over the Northern Mariana Islands on 24 October afternoon as an intense typhoon, with maximum sustained winds of 259 km/h.

  • As of 24 October, a typhoon warning remains in effect for Tinian, Saipan and Rota Islands, a tropical storm warning for Guam and a flash flood watch for the entire area.