cooks - cyclone meena alert

Cyclone Meena issued from rsmc nadi feb 03/1259 utc 2005 utc.
Tropical cyclone alert a tropical cyclone alert remains in force for the northern cooks tropical cyclone meena centre [985hpa] was located near 14.2s 167.5w at 031200 utc. Position poor based on goes10 ir imagery with animation. Cyclone moving east at 5 knots. Maximum 10-minute average winds of 50 knots close to the centre increasing to 60 knots in the next 12 to 24 hours. Winds over 33 knots within 100 miles of centre. Tropical cyclone meena is intensifying rapidly. The system is currently moving slowly east but is expected to curve southeast towards the southern cooks later today.
On this forecast track, the cyclone may bring damaging gale force winds over pukapuka, nassau and suwarrow in the next 18 to 24 hours. For pukapuka, nassau and suwarrow: northwest winds 25 to 30 knots with gusts to 40 knots, possibly increasing to damaging gale force winds later today. Rain becoming more frequent and heavy with squally thunderstorms. Rough seas, becoming very rough tomorrow. Heavy swells developing.
For the rest of the northern cooks, fresh north to northwest winds, becoming strong and gusty tomorrow. Expect periods of rain with a few squally thunderstorms. Seas becoming rough. Moderate swells