Storm Warning No.3, 2016
21st October, 2016 15:30 MST Today
According to the observations at (22:00)hrs M.S.T today, the depression over East Central Bay and adjoining over Southeast Bay of Bengal has moved to East-Northeast wards. It is centered at about (200)miles West-Southwest of Coco-Island (Myanmar). (330) miles Southwest of Pathein (Myanmar), (400) miles Southwest of Yangon(Myanmar) and (220) miles West- Northwest of Portblair(India). It is forecast to move to East-Northeast wards and further intiensify into a cyclonic storm during next (48)hrs.
It is moving towards Myanmar coasts, the present stage of the depression is coded orange stage.
Position of depression, Center pressure and wind
Depression is located at Latitude (13.9) degree North and Longitude (89.8) degree East, Centre pressure of depression is (1002) hPa and maximum wind speed near the center is about (35)miles per hour at (22:00) hrs MST today.
Forecast for next (48) hours
It is forecast to further intensify into a cyclonic storm and reach near Myanmar coasts.
Under the influence of the depression rain or thundershowers will be fairly widespread to widespread with isolated heavy falls in Bago, Yangon, Ayeyarwady and Taninthyi Regions, Rakhine, Kayin and Mon States during 23th October to 25th October, 2016.
Squalls with rough sea are likely at times Deltaic, Gulf of Mottama, off and along Mon-Taninthayi Coasts. Surface wind speed in squalls may reach (35) m.p.h.
Trawlers, vessels and ships Deltaic, Gulf of Mottama, off and along Mon-Taninthayi Coasts are advised to avert in condition of depression.