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Sunday, December 20, 2009

Tropical cyclone 5S forms in the S. Indian Ocean

Tropical cyclone 5S has formed in the South Indian Ocean approximately 725 nautical miles northeast of Reunion Island. This cyclone has a sustained windspeed of approximately 40 MPH with gusts up to 50 MPH.

5S is currently on a southbound projected track and does not appear to be on a course that would bring it close to and land. The storm may increase in intensity to around 60 knots or so but is not expected to become a major cyclone.

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