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Australia - TC 18S tracking west-southwest across Indian Ocean early April 10. Landfall likely over northwestern Western Australia, Australia, April 13.

Myanmar - Increased security ongoing at Yangon International Airport, Myanmar, April 10 following recent explosions in the area.

United Kingdom - Increased security in place for dissident republican marches in Londonderry, UK, on April 10. Disruptions likely, violence possible.

United States - Possible flooding forecast across parts of West, Northwest, and West North Central regions, US, through April 11. Disruptions possible.

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