DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY AND HYDROLOGY (MYANMAR)

 

(24.10.2021) Weather is a few cloud over the North Bay and Eastcentral Bay and partly cloudy to cloudy over the Andaman Sea and elsewhere over the Bay of Bengal.

Cyclone Storm News, No.4, 2021

Cyclone Storm News, No.4, 2021

24th May, 2021 11:00 MST Today

Cyclonic Storm “YAAS”

            According to the observations at (10:30) hrs M.S.T today, the Deep Depression over the EastcentralBay of Bengal remained stationary and intensified into a Cyclonic Storm “Yaas”. It is centered at about (250) Nautical miles Northwestof Coco Island, about (290) Nautical miles West-Southwest of Pathein (Myanmar), about (290) Nautical miles Southeast of Paradip, about (335) Nautical miles South-Southeast of Digha(India).

It is not moving towards Myanmar coasts, the present stage of the Cyclonic Storm “YAAS” is coded yellow stage.

Position of Cyclonic Storm “YAAS”, center pressure and wind

            The Cyclonic Storm “YAAS” is located at Latitude (16.4) degree North and Longitude (89.7) degree East, centre pressure of depression is (992) hPa and maximum wind speed near the center is (55) miles per hour at (10:30) hrs MST today.

During next (36) hrs Forecast

            The Cyclonic Storm “YAAS” is likely to move slowly North-Northwestwards and forecast to intensify into a Severe Cyclonic Storm “YAAS”  during next (24)hrs and the Severe Cyclonic Storm during next (48) hrs.

General caution

Due to the Cyclonic Storm “YAAS”, rain or thundershowers will be fairly widespread to widespread in Bago, Yangon and AyeyarwadyRegions, Rakhine States with isolated heavy falls in Bago, Yangon and AyeyarwadyRegions, Rakhine State during next (48)hrs commencing today morning.

Occasional squalls with rough seas will be experienced in Gulf of Mottama, Deltaic, off and along Rakhine Coast Surface wind speed in squalls may reach (40) m.p.h. Wave height will be about (9-13) feet off and along  Coasts.

Advisory

Due to the Cyclonic Storm “YAAS”, people should be aware rain or thundershowers with strong wind and lightning and domastic flight, trawlers, vessels and ships off and along Myanmar Coasts.