DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY AND HYDROLOGY (MYANMAR)

 

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Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm Warning, No.18, 2023

Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm Warning, No.18, 2023

13th May, 2023 10:30 MST Today

Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm Condition

According to the observations at (09:30) hrs M.S.T today, the Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm “MOCHA” East Central Bay of Bengal has moved North-Northeastwards and centered at about (255) Nautical miles West-Northwest of Coco Island, (295) Nautical miles West of Hainggyigyun, (340) Nautical miles Southwest of Sittwe, (330) Nautical miles North-Northwest of Port Blair (India) and (375) Nautical miles South-Southwest of Cox’s Bazar (Bangladesh).

Even the red stage is define before (12) hours when crossing the Myanmar Coasts, now the Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm “MOCHA” is moving towards Rakhine Coast near Sittwe, Myanmar as a  Very Severe Cyclonic Storm, the present stage of the Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm “MOCHA” is coded red stage.

Position of Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm “MOCHA”, center pressure and wind

The Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm “MOCHA” is located at Latitude (15.7) degree North and Longitude (89.2) degree East, centre pressure of the Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm “MOCHA” is (964) hPa and maximum wind speed near the center is (105-115) miles per hour at (09:30) hrs MST today.

During next (48) hours forecast

The Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm “MOCHA” is likely continue to move North-Northeastwards and forecast to cross between Cox’s Bazar (Bangladesh) and Kyaukphyu (Myanmar) near Sittwe (Myanmar) around afternoon of (14.5.2023) as a  Very Severe Cyclonic Storm “MOCHA”. Thereafter it is likely continue to move North-Northeastwards towards Chin State and Magway, Sagaing Regions as a Severe Cyclonic Storm “MOCHA”.

General caution

  1. Due to the Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm “MOCHA”, rain or thundershowers will be widespread in Naypyitaw, Sagaing, Mandalay, Magway, Bago, Yangon, Ayeyarwady, Taninthayi Regions and Kachin, Shan, Chin, Rakhine, Kayah, Kayin, Mon States with regionally heavyfalls in Sagaing, Mandalay, Magway, Bago, Yangon, Ayeyarwady Regions and Kachin, Chin, Rakhine States and isolated heavy falls in Naypyitaw and Shan, Kayah, Kayin, Mon States from today morning to (15.5.2023).