Tropical Cyclone Oma is tracking towards NE Australia after grazing New Caledonia. The Category 1 system currently packs peak sustained winds of 85 mph (137 km/h).
Tropical cyclone Oma on February 19, 6:50 UTC. Images: Himawari-8.
Tropical cyclone Oma early on February 19. Images: NASA WorldView / Terra MODIS.
Oma will slowly track southwest over the next several days.