At 3am this morning, Tropical Cyclone Harold center (985HPa) was located near 13.1S 163.2E. It just intensified into a Category 2 cyclone moving south-southeast at about 11knots. Maximum sustained winds of 50 knots close to the center and is expected to intensify further in the next 24 hours.
Vanuatu is currently under a Tropical Cyclone and Severe Weather Warning issued by Vanuatu Met.
With the current track, TC Harold is expected to track to the southwest of the Fiji group Wednesday or Thursday next week.
For now, the related trough of low pressure is bringing lots of clouds and showers over the Fiji group.
Attached is the Himawari Sattelite image at 4am this morning, Forecast track map and Threat track map for TC Harold issued at 12am this morning.