DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY AND HYDROLOGY (MYANMAR)

 

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Deep Depression News, No.4, 2023

Deep Depression News, No.4, 2023

          22nd October, 2023 22:30 MST Today

Deep Depression Condition

According to the observations at (21:30) hrs M.S.T today, the Depression over Westcentral Bay of Bengal has moved North-Northeastwards and intensified into a Deep Depression. It is centered at about (460) Nautical miles West of Hainggyigyun, (475) Nautical miles West-Southwest of Thandwe, (440) Nautical miles Southwest of Sittwe (Myanmar), (245) Nautical miles South of Paradip, (330) Nautical miles South-Southwest of Digha (India), (410) Nautical miles South-Southwest of Khepupara (Bangladesh).

It is not moving towards Myanmar coasts, the present stage of the Depression is coded yellow stage.

Position of Deep Depression, center pressure and wind

Deep Depression is located at Latitude (16.2) degree North and Longitude (86.4) degree East, centre pressure of Deep Depression is (1003) hPa and maximum wind speed near the center is (35) miles per hour at (21:30) hrs MST today.

During next (72) hrs forecast

The Deep Depression is likely to move North-Northeastwards and further intensify into a Cyclonic Storm during next (36) hrs. It is likely to cross Bangladesh coast between Khepupara and Chittagong on (25.10.2023) evening.

 General caution

Due to the Deep Depression, Rain or thundershowers will be scattered to fairly widespread in Naypyitaw, Mandalay, Magway Regions and Shan, Chin, Rakhine States with isolated heavy falls in some Regions and States from tonight to (25.10.2023).

Squalls with moderate to rough seas are likely at times Deltaic, off and along Rakhine Coast. Surface wind speed in squalls may reach (30-35) m.p.h. Wave height will be about (7-9) feet in Deltaic, off and along Rakhine Coast from tonight to (25.10.2023).

Advisory

Under the influence of the Deep Depression, people should be awared of strong wind, heavy rain, flash flood and landslide in the hilly areas and near small rivers and also domestic flight, trawlers, vessels and ships Deltaic, off and along Rakhine Coasts.